PLYMOUTH, NH – The New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation (NHEC Foundation) awarded 11 grants totaling $42,558 to organizations throughout New Hampshire.  The following organizations received grants ranging from $1,500 – $10,000.  American Red Cross of NH/VT, Campton Elementary School Park & Recreation Program, Communities for Alcohol & Drug-Free Youth (CADY), Cub Scout Pack 53 (Alton), Friends Program, Mayhew Program, Pemi Baker Community Health, Salvation Army of Laconia, School District SAU 48, Russell Elementary School (Rumney), Tillotson Center (Colebrook).

The NHEC Foundation is funded by the generosity of over 44,000 New Hampshire Electric Co-op members who participate in the Round Up Program. Participating members agree to have their monthly electric bill rounded up to the next dollar, which enables the NHEC Foundation to award quarterly grants and scholarships to children of NHEC members.  To learn more about the NHEC Foundation, enroll in the Round Up Program or apply for a Foundation grant, please visit

New Hampshire Electric Co-op is a member-led electric distribution cooperative serving 84,000 homes and businesses in 115 New Hampshire communities.