Power of Change

Is this program legal?

Yes, our cooperative Attorney has reviewed the bylaws of the Power of Change program and filed all of the documentation to implement the program. In addition, all campaigning of the program has been done through several communication channels to inform our membership of the program and their option to participate or choose not to participate.

Who can apply for funding?

Any organization within Ravalli County may apply for funding. Based on the program guidelines this includes: non-profits, community-based or volunteer organizations, educational, civic organizations, and emergency response agencies to name a few.

How is the program governed?

The program is run by a volunteer committee made up of 5 REC members. The board reviews applications and makes decisions regarding approval and funding levels within the guidelines of the Power of Change bylaws.