DEMCO Foundation

The DEMCO Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization established in 1997 as a subsidiary of DEMCO to provide assistance to members in times of need. DEMCO members are eligible to apply for funding of up to $2,500 per calendar year. 

Funded through a voluntary program called Operation Roundup®, DEMCO members throughout our seven-parish service area "round up" their monthly bill to the nearest dollar and contribute that extra change to the DEMCO Foundation. About two-thirds of DEMCO members participate each year, and the average contribution by each is $6.00. Since its inception, the DEMCO Foundation has granted over $5.8 million to assist DEMCO members through a hardship. DEMCO takes great pride in the DEMCO Foundation, as it provides a mechanism for our members to give back to the community.

If you would like additional information on DEMCO Foundation, please contact the office at (225) 262-2141.

The DEMCO Foundation will not pay utility bills nor grant money to political issues, candidates or campaigns. No funds are given directly to the applying individual. Only individuals who are DEMCO members, not groups or organizations, are eligible for funding. 

Chanon Martin
Community Relations Specialist
P.O. Box 15659
Baton Rouge, LA 70895
Email: ChanonM@DEMCO.org
 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES