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Operation Round-Up

Operation Round Up Logo"Small Change that Changes Lives"
More than $1.6 million funded in donations since 1998

Operation Round-Up allows First Electric members to help support worthwhile projects in our communities and scholarships for students. 

Participating in Operation Round-Up is easy. Each month, First Electric simply "rounds up" the electric bill of participating members to the next highest dollar. For example, a member's monthly bill of $52.73 would be rounded up to $53, with the additional 27 cents going to the Operation Round-Up Trust fund. Donations are tax deductible, and participating members are sent a summary of their yearly contributions in December and January.

The Operation Round-Up Trust fund is overseen by a nine-member board of community members, who are selected to serve by First Electric's board of directors. The trustees meet quarterly to review donation applications and select the recipients. First Electric pays all administrative expenses for the program, which allows all "rounded up" monies to be used for nonprofit donations and college scholarships. Since its inception in 1998, the Operation Round-Up program has awarded more than $1.6 million in donations to nonprofit organizations and college scholarships.

Meetings are held the first week of each quarter. The deadlines for nonprofit donation requests will be as follows:

1st Quarter deadline – March 15

2nd Quarter deadline – June 15

3rd Quarter deadline – September 15

4th Quarter deadline –November 15 

Members can sign up below, call 800-489-7405 or stop by a First Electric office. Nonprofit organizations that would like to apply for funds can download the application

Click here to complete Operation Round-Up application online. 

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First Electric members fund donations to 14 nonprofits in July 2024

Operation Round-Up, a First Electric member-supported program, awarded $20,010 to local organizations on July 11, 2024. The donations were made possible through the generosity of First Electric members who volunteer to have their bill rounded up to the next even dollar each month.

Members may enroll by calling 800-489-7405 or by submitting the form below.

Recipients by county include:

Cleburne County

  • Cleburne County Aging Program Inc. - $2,000
  • Casa of the 16th Judicial District Inc. - $1,500
  • Feline Fix Them - $1,000

Independence County

  • Child Care Aware of Northcentral Arkansas - $1,000

Lonoke County

  • Kohen's Park Foundation - $1,000

Perry County

  • Stony Point Community Assn. - $1,350

Pulaski County

  • Feed Arkansas Kids - $1,760
  • Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center, Inc. - $1,000
  • Bohemia Cares - $1,000
  • Goodness Village - $400
  • Holy Sews, Inc. - $2,000

Saline County

  • Shaw Fire Protection District - $2,000
  • Boys & Girls Club of Saline County - 2,000

White County

  • Pangburn Fire Department - $2,000



Operation Round-Up Member Enrollment Form



Operation Round-Up Winners