Glacier Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Policy # 422
To clarify, in writing, the cooperative’s guidelines regarding donations to charitable and other types of organizations.
The cooperative is committed to our members and the communities we serve. Members, communities, and employees hold an expectation that the cooperative will set and achieve objectives related specifically to this aspect of doing business.
An organization making a request to the cooperative for a donation must do so in writing and must include sufficient background information for the cooperative to consider the request.
The cooperative will be prudent in making donations to worthwhile causes, and will make appropriate monetary gifts to charitable and community service organizations and certain civic projects; to national service and health organizations; and to selected economic foundations and educational institutions without political or religious connotations.
Through our corporate donation program, we offer support to organizations in the following areas:
CriteriaAll donation requests must be made in writing to Glacier Electric Cooperative.Every request will be evaluated against the Glacier Electric Cooperative Donation Guidelines Policy, the total donation funds available, and its overall compatibility with the cooperative’s objectives.
All donation requests over $100 will be reviewed by the Board of Trustees. Preference is given to organizations that:
The following are not eligible for support:
In special circumstances the Board of Trustees can waive any or all of the above requirements in the best interests of the parties concerned. All donation inquiries should be directed to the cooperative’s General Manager.
The General Manager shall be responsible for the enforcement of this policy and shall recommend to the Board or its committee any changes deemed desirable.