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Community - Power Grants


Twice a year, Trico, in coordination with the Trico Electric Charitable Trust, awards $35,000 to non-profit organizations providing critical services in southern Arizona. Individual grants up to $10,000 are awarded in May and December of each year.

The deadline for March 2020 has passed. In March 2021, tax-exempt organizations that provide the following services will be eligible to apply for a POWER Grant:

  • Food and Basic Needs
  • Housing
  • Health and Mental Care
  • Fire and Emergency Response

In October of 2020, Trico will be accepting applications from organizations that provide the following services:

  • Education
  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Support
  • Arts and Literacy
  • Childcare and Development

Organizations do not have to be located in Trico's service area to be eligible; however, the organization must demonstrate funding will assist a significant amount of Trico Members and/or the Trico service area communities.

Since 2008, Trico's POWER Grants program has provided more than $400,000 in funding to local non-profit organizations in our community.

The Charitable Trust is funded through Operation Round-up, which receives donations from Members who choose to round up their bill to the nearest dollar. The proceeds are used to assist community organizations, schools and Members with critical needs. Click here to contribute to Operation Round‑up.

Roberta Lopez-Suter
(520) 744-2944, ext. 1362

Trico Electric is an Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer.
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Trico Electric Cooperative
8600 W. Tangerine Rd.
Marana, AZ 85658

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