Operation Round Up(date) - Q3 Recipients
- Nanton Curling Club, $5,000 - Funding to deliver the club's Junior Curling initiative to area youth at no cost for the 2021-2022 winter season. The funds will cover registration fees, removing barriers to participation, and purchase youth brooms and sliders for the club.
- Rimbey Municipal Library, $5,000 - Funding to purchase six portable desks that will allow the Library's public computers to be moved around the facility. These portable desks will allow users to work in a space in the Library that best suits their needs, improving flexibility and ease of accessibility.
- Carstairs Public Library, $5,000 - Funds to support the implementation of the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. This program promotes early childhood literacy by tracking and rewarding reading for pre-school children up to five years old and their families, and will be offered at no charge to families in the area.
Operation Round Up is a program that provides grants to initiatives that support rural youth and seniors using funds raised from participating EQUS members rounding their monthly bills up to the nearest dollar. Operation Round Up funds are awarded by a committee that consists of the EQUS CEO, one representative from the EQUS Board of Directors, and three EQUS members. The committee meets quarterly to review applications and award funding of up to $5,000 per initiative.
The next deadline to apply for Operation Round Up Funding is coming up on December 31!