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Spring 2020 Donation Cycle

In May the Power of Centennial donated over $2,500 to four different programs in the Centennial District:

Fund-A-Family

PowerPack at Centennial Community Food Shelf

BreakOut EDU Classroom Bundle at Centennial High School

Scholastic Magazine Subscription at Golden Lake Elementary

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Join over 40 members who have donated over $19,000 since 2014 to small grant programs in our community!

What is Power of Centennial?

Mondays

4:30 pm

The POC is a group of citizens who want to make a meaningful difference in our community. What brings us together is the willingness to commit $100 annually to support education to build a strong community.

The Power of Centennial (POC) is a fundraising event for Centennial Area Education Foundation to fund grants supporting education in the Centennial Area.  The POC is a member driven event that meets twice annually.  A program is eligible for submission if they have not received a grant from POC or CAEF in the past 12-months.

The POC is an idea borrowed from other similar organizations that have sprung up across the nation. While many of us may donate smaller amounts to different charities, the POC provides the unique opportunity to see how combining our donations can make a difference in our community.

How Does it Work?

Tuesdays

10:00 am

The POC will meet twice yearly for approximately one hour. During the meeting any member can submit education programs or organizations of their choice to receive a grant and three submissions will be randomly drawn for consideration. After a brief presentation on each program or organization, the members will vote for the program or organization of their choice. The application with the most votes will be funded, any remaining funds can be distributed to runner up grants.  Each member will write a $50 check for the chosen program or organization at the end of the meeting (written to CAEF) to be dispersed to any winning grants. Members need not be present to vote, they can use a proxy, and all members must contribute at each meeting.

PO Box 4

Circle Pines, MN 55014

612-756-8099

thecaef@gmail.com

CAEF is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation.

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