Penny Power

10 Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted February 10th, 2017

Adams Electric Cooperative in Camp Point recently award $5,647.00 in Penny Power grants to ten area groups and organizations. The Penny Power program is funded by members of Adams Electric Cooperative who have their bills rounded up to the nearest dollar each month. The extra pennies are used to support community betterment projects throughout the […]


24 Organizations Receive Grants to Help Fund Local Projects

Posted May 27th, 2015

Several local organizations applied for Penny Power grants from Adams Electric Cooperative and were approved for funding. A total of $10,194 in Penny Power grants was awarded. Area organizations benefiting from the grants are as follows: Camp Point Central Schools (2) – $150 for AED cabinet and $495 for an iPad for Speech Dept. Central […]


Penny Power Grants Make Change

Posted February 12th, 2015

The first quarter of Penny Power grants have been approved by Adams Electric Cooperative. The Penny Power Committee distributed $7,242.33 to area organizations: St. Dominic School – $155.33 for classroom library books Baldwin West Cross Categorical Program – $300 for special education classroom’s iPad Mini Quincy Society of Fine Arts – $750 toward updating technology […]


Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted September 29th, 2014

Twenty-three new applications for Penny Power grants were received by the July 7, 2014 deadline. Twenty of these applications were reviewed by the grant review committee on Tuesday, July 22. The other three requests for $300 or less were reviewed by Jim Thompson. Twenty-two grants were approved and one was tabled. A total of $9,859.84 […]


23 Penny Power Grants Awarded at Reception

Posted May 21st, 2014

Twenty-three Penny Power grants were approved in April. A total of $10,575.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations at a reception held at the Cooperative in Camp Point: • St. Dominic School – $250 for online Typing Master program • Schuyler-Industry Middle School – $200 for scientific calculators and $200 for microscopes and slides • […]


Pennies Make Change

Posted February 24th, 2014

The first quarter of Penny Power grants have been approved. Adams Electric Cooperative’s Penny Power Committee distributed $5,965.60 in grants to the following organizations: •   Central Middle School – $961 for voice amplifying system•   Augusta Lions Club – $800 to start work on new park in Augusta•   Madonna House – $850 for Everyday Life […]


Penny Power Grants Continue to Make Change

Posted November 21st, 2013

Twenty-one Penny Power grants were approved by the grant review committee on Tuesday, October 22. A total of $8,779.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: •    Blessed Sacrament Catholic Lighthouse Leadership School – $150 for Raz-Kids reading and science programs •    Seymour Elementary School  – $229 for document camera for library; $300 for […]


Penny Power Grants Awarded

Posted September 25th, 2013

 Twenty Penny Power grants were approved for the third cycle of 2013. A total of $8,515.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: • GPS Ministries – $450 for office supplies/furniture for new facility• Liberty Kidz Pack Program – $450 to help feed hungry kids• Blessings in a Backpack/Ellington School – $450 to help feed hungry […]


24 Penny Power Grants Awarded at Reception

Posted May 7th, 2013

Pictured: Rick Voss, representing the Village of Mendon, accepts a Penny Power grant from AEC General Manager Jim Thompson for $450 toward lighting for tennis and volleyball courts. Twenty-four Penny Power grants were awarded during a reception at Adams Electric Cooperative on May 6. A total of $8,745.00 was granted to the following groups/organizations: • […]


Penny Power Passes $250,000

Posted February 27th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative’s Penny Power Grant Review Committee approved twenty grants for the first quarter of 2013 totaling $9,415.00. This amount brings the grand total of Penny Power grants to $255,828.09. The following groups/organizations received a grant: •  Quincy Area Partnership for Unmet Needs – $200 for poverty simulation training •  Boy Scouts of America, […]


Adams Electric Cooperative
Mailing address: P.O. Box 247, Camp Point, IL 62320
Headquarters Location: 700 E. Wood St., Camp Point, IL
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