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Spring 2018 ORU Grant Recipients

Thanks to our members who participate in Operation Round Up (ORU), the North Georgia Electric Membership Foundation awarded $141,010 to 55 local nonprofit agencies. A portion of this total, $65,950, was directed toward hunger relief initiatives.

Applications for the next round of grants will open July 1 to August 31 and will be awarded in October.

Helping Individuals and Families Succeed
Agency  Amount
 Action Ministries, Inc.   $ 1,850
Angel House of Georgia, Inc $ 1,500
 Atlanta Community Food Bank   $ 1,500
 BLESS Sacks (Boynton UMC)    $   750
 Candlelighters Family Support Group  $ 2,500
 Catoosa County Foster Parent Association    $ 4,750
 Christmas in July (New Echota United Methodist Church) $ 3,000
 Christ's Chapel Share & Care Mission    $ 1,000
 Cross Plains Community Partner     $ 3,000
 Dalton First Church of the Nazarene   $ 1,500
DOC-UP  Dalton Organization of Churches United for People  $ 1,000
 East Calhoun Church $ 4,000
 First Fruits Ministry of Northwest Georgia, Inc.    $ 1,000
 First Step to Freedom Ministries - CarePortal   $ 7,000
First Step to Freedom Ministries, Inc - TBRI   $ 1,000
 Four Points, Inc.     $ 1,000
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children Too! (FODAC)   $ 2,500
 Habitat For Humanity of Catoosa County   $ 4,250
 Habitat for Humanity of Dalton-Whitfield & Murray    $   500
 Helping Hands Ending Hunger INC.    $ 1,000
 Helping Hands Food Pantry INC   $ 4,000
Mt. Zion Baptist Church - Demetrius J. Jackson Food Bank  $ 5,800
 Murray County NEXT STEP   $ 4,500
 New Lookout Baptist Church   $ 4,500
NIMBY - An Advised Fund of the Community Foundation of NWGA   $ 2,000
 North Georgia Community Action, Inc   $ 3,000
North Georgia Community YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga  $ 2,500
 Nourishing Children in Catoosa (c/o Ringgold UMC)   $ 4,500
 Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church    $ 4,000
 Restoration Ranch, Inc.  $ 2,300
 Safe Kids Georgia DBA Safe Kids Dalton  $ 1,000
 Soul Station Ministries  $ 2,350
 Summerville First United Methodist Church  $ 1,000
 The Center for HOPE Counseling Services, Inc.  $ 2,000
 Upward Life Ministries  $ 3,500
 Varnell United Methodist Church Food Pantry    $ 3,750
 Woodstation United Methodist Church   $ 5,000

 

Enriching Communities of Northwest Georgia
Agency Amount
6th Cavalry Museum $ 1,000
Camp Dream Foundation, Inc. $ 2,500
Creative Arts Guild, Inc. $ 2,160
Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association $   600
Friends of New Echota-Cherokee Capital, State Historic Site $ 3,000
Friends of the LaFayette-Walker County Library $   900
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia $ 2,500
Menlo Lions Club $ 1,500
Oscar N. Jonas Memorial Foundation $ 2,000
Prater's Mill Foundation Inc. $   500
Special Olympics Georgia $ 1,500
Trion Lions Club $ 1,500

 

Preparing for the Future
Agency Amount
Dalton Whitfield Murray County Teen Maze $ 2,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta $ 3,000

 

Responding to Emergencies/Crises
Agency  Amount
American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia $ 4,800
Northwest Georgia Family Crisis Center, Inc. $ 5,500
Sexual Assault Victim's Advocacy Center, Inc $ 1,750
The Cottage $ 2,500

 

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