CDEC Charitable Giving
On occasion, Continental Divide Electric Cooperative will approve charitable requests. If the request falls within the guidelines below, we encourage you or your organization to submit a letter outlining your request and how it meets one of the guidelines below. Requests are reviewed and granted at the discretion of CDEC’s management and governing board of trustees. Note: In order to be considered, charitable requests must be received 3 to 4 weeks prior to your event, fundraiser or need.
Charitable requests must be used to benefit a community or communities, that receive service from Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, in one or more of the following (4) ways:
- With Respect to Energy Efficiency and/or Renewable Energy – Requests for an organization’s project or activity that promotes the efficient use of energy, such as weatherization or toward the planning, development or building of a renewable energy source.
- With Respect to Education – Requests for an organization’s project or activity that benefits students in grades K-12 or students enrolled at an accredited New Mexico college or university within CDEC’s service territory.
- With Respect to the Environment – Requests for an organization’s project or activity that benefits the environment.
- With Respect to Economic Development – Requests for an organization’s project or activity that promotes or creates economic development.
Use one of the below methods to return charitable request letters:
Hand-delivered to: CDEC's Grants or Gallup office
Mailed to: Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, Inc.
ATTN: Charitable Requests
P.O. Box 1087
Grants, NM 87020
Faxed to: (505) 287-2234 Or, call the appropriate CDEC contact below for an email address to use.
For more information, please contact CDEC Member Services Manager Mac Juarez
or CDEC Assistant General Manager Corina Sandoval at (505) 285-6656.