Operation RoundUP is a Jackson Energy program that gives individuals like yourself the opportunity to improve their community. It is people helping people – people like you providing a small contribution each month that will fund grants for civic organizations, volunteer fire departments and many other groups.
How it the money administered? Operation RoundUP is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees who represent the seven primary counties served by Jackson Energy. The trustees operate independently from Jackson Energy Cooperative Board of Directors. The trustees receive and evaluate grant applications on a quarterly basis.
The members of the Jackson Energy Cooperative Operation RoundUP board include:
Clay County: Dr. Joyce Bowling 606-599-5706
Estill County: Robert "Beatle" Lisle 606-723-3983
Jackson County: Rodney Chrisman 606-287-7449
Laurel County: Jerry McDaniel 606-843-6824
Lee County: Linda Gray 606-464-8164
Owsley County: Travis Smith 606-594-4209
Rockcastle County: John McQueary 606-308-2740
*Feel free to reach out to your county's board member regarding Operation RoundUP ONLY.
My account is on budget Billing, can I still participate in the program?
Yes, the rounded up amount will be calculated from your actual billed amount, not the budget amount.
My account is on prepay, can I still participate in the program?
Yes, each month there is a one-time adjustment for fees such as the customer service charge, fuel charge, environmental surcharge, etc. and the prepay amount would be added only on that day.
How do I sign up? Just complete the information below and click submit and we will take care of the rest. You will see a line on your next electric bill called RoundUP contribution. If you have questions, please call 800-262-7480.
2018-2019 Operation RoundUp grant recipients
4-H Programs: Lee, Laurel, Estill, Rockcastle, Jackson, Clay, Owsley
Adult Education Programs: Owsley, Laurel, Jackson
Project Prom: Lee, Owsley
Lee County Sheriff's Department
Laurel County Life Center
Owsley County Schools Archery Team
Estill County Schools Community Excellence
Jackson County Farmers Market
Faith Christian Camp
Kentucky Mountain Mission
Lee County Diabetes Coalition
Emma Quire Mission Center
American Legion - Veteran's Memorial (Rockcastle)
Dark Honey Producers
Lee County Readifest
Youth Sports, Inc.
Estill Action Group
Rockcastle Arts Association
Clay County Emergency Management
Stay in Clay
Fogertown Fire Department
Gray Hawk Fire Department
McKee Fire Department
Pond Creek Fire Department
Sand Gap Fire Department
Beattyville Fire Department
Beattyville-Lee County Tourism Commission
Jackson County Kiwanis Club
Kentucky River Park & Recreation Area Board
Cumberland Valley FOP
Lee County Skills U
Owsley County Family Resource Center
Owsley County Skills U
Brodhead Elementary Family Resource Center
Climax Fire Department
RCMS Youth Service Center
Hospice Care Plus
Lee County Family Resource Center
Goose Rock Elementary School
Lee County Volunteer Fire Department
Cumberland River Behavioral Health
Jackson County Loan Closet
Brodhead Elementary Parent Teacher Group