Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is pleased to announce that its


charity, The Power of Change, has funds available to support community


programs conducted by local non-profit organizations. Applications are


available on REC’s website at thepowerofchange.org. Non-profit


organizations and charities are encouraged to apply. The program is also


known formally as Operation Round Up®.


Funding for The Power of Change comes from over 15,000 REC members


who voluntarily allow the Cooperative to round up their monthly electric


payment to the nearest dollar. That extra change creates a pool of funds to


support local non-profit organizations that improve the communities they



Applications are available online at “the power of change dot orgor at any


of REC’s offices. Applications must be returned by 5 p.m. on August 11,




Nearly 100 local non-profits have received funding from The Power of


Change. REC provides electric service to over 164,000 connections in parts


of 22 Virginia counties.