Jackson EMC Foundation

Thousands of people in our community have benefitted from small donations made each month by our Operation Round Up© participants.

The Jackson EMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization set up to represent the members of Jackson EMC and award the funds collected through Operation Round Up for charitable purposes. Local community leaders serve on the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors.

The Jackson EMC Foundation has provided funding for a multitude of community-based programs throughout the 10 counties served by Jackson EMC. Grants have supported food banks and community health clinics, educational initiatives and emergency shelters, and more.

Learn more from those impacted by a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation. Grants are awarded monthly by the Jackson EMC Foundation.

To apply for a grant from the Jackson EMC Foundation, read more about eligibility guidelines.

Through the Operation Round Up program, Jackson EMC members have the option to roll up their electric bill each month to the next whole dollar amount. Monthly donations can be as little as one penny or as much as $0.99. The average annual contribution per member is $6.

Candid Gold Seal of Transparency

The Jackson EMC Foundation has earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Transparency from Candid, which provides comprehensive data and insights about the social sector. Visit the Jackson EMC Foundation’s nonprofit profile on Candid to learn more about our work in the community.