Escape the Cold with a Trip to GVEC Social Media
March 4

Escape the Cold with a Trip to GVEC Social Media

February’s a time when some of the year’s coldest weather often descends over our neck of Texas, leaving many residents feeling stuck at home. You… View Article Read More

Community Volunteering: It’s a Good Thing
October 1

Community Volunteering: It’s a Good Thing

If you ask those who donate their time, talents and skills the reason they volunteer in their communities, the answers may vary. Some might say… View Article Read More

Knowing How Your Power Up™ Contributions Help: Texas Elks Camp
May 14

Knowing How Your Power Up™ Contributions Help: Texas Elks Camp

Spotting Elks Lodges when you travel is pretty common. There are nearly 60 lodges in Texas and almost 2,000 all over the United States. The… View Article Read More

Who’s Awarded GVEC Power Up Grants? What It Takes to be a Winner
January 18

Who’s Awarded GVEC Power Up Grants? What It Takes to be a Winner

The Cooperative launched the GVEC Power Up grants program in 2012. Since that time, we’ve awarded over $2.7 million to local nonprofit organizations working to… View Article Read More

Power Up Energizes Cuero’s Christmas in the Park Annual Light Show
December 1

Power Up Energizes Cuero’s Christmas in the Park Annual Light Show

The Light of Christmas…Socially Distanced Unlike so many other 2020 festivities, Cuero’s Christmas in the Park annual light show not only remains on the calendar,… View Article Read More

La Vernia Library Finds a Space to Call Home
April 15

La Vernia Library Finds a Space to Call Home

When the lease on the La Vernia Public Library building expired in the 1980s without an option to renew, there was nowhere for La Vernia’s… View Article Read More

GVEC Members Continue Supporting Their Communities Through Power Up
November 11

GVEC Members Continue Supporting Their Communities Through Power Up

Ten Power Up™ Grants Awarded GVEC’s Power Up community grant program continues to grow, with ten more nonprofit organizations receiving approximately $149,796 during the second… View Article Read More

Power Up™: Power in Community
July 8

Power Up™: Power in Community

How Power Up Started Up Since the first Power Up grant distribution in 2012, more than 2.3 million dollars have helped fund 147 community projects… View Article Read More

Power Up 101
May 28

Power Up 101

You may have seen the pictures and articles in your local newspaper— “Organization Receives Power Up Grant!” You know it’s a grant; you know it… View Article Read More

GVEC Members Help Their Communities Thrive
May 8

GVEC Members Help Their Communities Thrive

Ten More Power Up Grants Awarded The Power Up community grant program continues to grow, with ten more Power Up grants awarded to nonprofit organizations… View Article Read More