South Central Power Company Foundation awards grants

LANCASTER, Ohio — The South Central Power Foundation announced grant recipients at South Central Power’s recent quarterly meeting.

The foundation awarded 47 grants totaling $165,528.95 at its October meeting. Locally, the foundation awarded grants to:

∫ Barnesville Middle School

∫ Beallsville & Community Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Lewisville Community Volunteer Fire Department

∫ Shenandoah Elementary School

∫ Woodsfield Volunteer Fire Department

The South Central Power Company Foundation is separate from the electric cooperative and operates with its own 11-member board of directors. Grant applications are reviewed three times per year, where the foundation awards the approved grants.

Operation Round Up, a program that automatically “rounds up” the electric cooperative members’ monthly bill to the next highest dollar funds the South Central Power Foundation. The next Operation Round Up grant application deadline is March 31. Applications are available at