Community Giving


Umatilla Electric provides donations to more than 100 groups, agencies and organizations each year on behalf of the cooperative’s membership. UEC also makes significant contributions through labor and donated materials. Recent recipients have included Farmers Ending Hunger, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Desert Arts Council, Farm-City Pro Rodeo, SAGE Visitor Center, Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center, Clean Hydro and NRECA International.

Please contact Kathy Moore, UEC Member Services, for information about how to apply for funding, at 541-567-6414 or by email at kathy.moore@umatillaelectric.com.

In addition, UEC annually provides donations for school supplies to area elementary schools. Schools participating include West Grade School in Stanfield; McNary Heights Elementary in Umatilla; West Park, Sunset, Rocky Heights, Desert View and Highland Hills schools in Hermiston; Echo Grade School; A.C. Houghton in Irrigon; Sam Boardman Grade School in Boardman; Weston Elementary; Athena Elementary and Pilot Rock Grade School.