General Grants

The Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation Board of Directors welcomes you to apply for funds.

We hope the application will be simple for you to complete. Please don't forget to include a one-page cover sheet explaining your need for assistance and how your request is in line with our mission of neighbors helping neighbors.

Criteria in Evaluating Grant Application

The Board of Directors of Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation is entrusted by the membership of Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation to make sound granting decisions and base those decisions on the following criteria:

  1. Need
  2. Attempts at locating other funding sources
  3. Individual or corporate involvement in solution process-whenever possible
  4. Availability of limited funds

Pay particular attention to the Application Checklist and any additional requests for information it contains. If you have questions or need assistance in completing the application or cover letter, please feel free to call 678-455-1399 and ask for Operation Round Up Assistance.

Review and Funding Cycle

Applications are reviewed and grants awarded quarterly; emergency applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, as the need arises.

Gifting Form (PDF)