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Community Donations

Benton REA recognizes that, in addition to providing the basic needs of service to its member, Benton REA must also financially support other organizations and groups that provide services to our members and their families.

Benton REA is committed to positively impacting the communities within Benton REA’s service territory. Therefore, Benton REA has been given authority by the Board of Trustees to authorize donations pursuant to the following guidelines:

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  • Single donations shall not exceed the lesser of $500.00 or donations to a single organization or charity shall not exceed the combined amount of $500.00 per calendar year.
  • Donation requests larger than $500.00 may be submitted to the Benton REA Board of Trustees for consideration.
  • In alignment with Benton REA’s strategic goals and objectives and in an effort to impact the largest cross section of members as possible, the Board has established the following categories:
    • Schools and School-Sponsored Programs
    • Youth Activities
    • Civic and Chamber of Commerce
    • Community Health
    • Community Events
  • Consideration will be given to charitable organizations, activities or groups whose primary focus positively benefits a segment of the Benton REA membership. Cognizant to the fact that the Board of Trustees is accountable to the member owners, the following criteria applies to all requests for donations:
    • Donations will be limited to those organizations or groups that provide services that benefit Benton REA members or their families.
    • Requests must be received in writing and shall include a statement regarding the intended use of donation.
    • Only one donation request per organization, activity or group will be considered per calendar year
    • Donations must directly benefit the group, activity or organization and the recipient must refrain from using any donation made for political organizations/groups, candidates for or in political office, labor groups or specific individuals or families.
    • It is expected that the organization, activity or group receiving donations will publically acknowledge Benton REA’s donation.

To request a community donation from Benton REA, please submit a letter of request including the organization or charity's name, where the donation should be mailed, the requested amount of funding and a description of what the funds will be used for to:

Benton REA
Attn: Community Donation Request
PO Box 1150
Prosser, WA 99350