Entergy charitable foundation fuels community improvements
Grants totaling more than $47,000 power life in Southeast Texas communities
The Entergy Charitable Foundation is powering life in Southeast Texas communities with recent grants to nonprofit partners totaling more than $47,000. Charitable organizations may apply for support by completing the application form by Feb. 1.
The grants, funded by shareholders, create value for customers and local communities by enhancing educational opportunities, protecting the environment and providing resources for low-income customers. The grants bring Entergy Corporation’s total giving for 2015 to approximately $16 million, including $2.1 million from the Entergy Charitable Foundation. The foundation awards grants in two cycles each year.
Grants awarded to Orange County organizations in this cycle include:
- $5,000 to the Orange Community Action Association for home delivered and group meals for senior citizens in need.
- $3,500 to Orangefield High School Backpack Program that provides food for weekend and holiday meals for students who might otherwise go hungry while away from school meals.