During the first three quarters of 2021, Entergy has helped power stronger, healthier communities by awarding $10 million to more than 880 nonprofit organizations located across the company's service area.
Mississippi nonprofit organizations are beneficiaries
As crews continue to work on restoring service to customers affected by Hurricane Ida, Entergy Corporation employees are teaming up with nonprofits and partners both local and from across the country to help those who have been impacted.
Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation have helped power stronger, healthier communities in 2021 by contributing more than $7.6 million to 763 nonprofit organizations across the company’s service area during the first two quarters of the year.
Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation awarded $4 million in contributions to nonprofit organizations during the fourth quarter of 2020, bringing total shareholder-funded contributions for the year to $18.9 million.
Third quarter grants included $2.7 million to fund disaster relief efforts, educational programs and economic development.
Expanding workforce training and readiness programs in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana is the purpose of a new $250,000 grant to Jobs for America’s Graduates from Entergy Corporation.
Entergy Corp. has partnered with the national American Red Cross in a providing a $450,000 contribution that will be paid out over two years and that will support disaster response in Entergy communities. By making the contribution in advance of disaster, should the need arise, funds will be immediately available to areas served by Entergy, including Entergy Texas, Inc.
More than 65 nonprofit groups have been selected to receive $1.25 million in grants from the Entergy Charitable Foundation, bringing the total amount of grants awarded by the foundation during 2011 to $3,052,267.