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 org ‘ or 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.