Entergy shareholders and the Entergy Charitable Foundation are helping to power life in Louisiana’s local communities with grants to hundreds of nonprofit groups across the state.
Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation have helped power stronger, healthier communities in 2020 by contributing more than $8.7 million to 915 nonprofit organizations across the company’s service area during the first two quarters of the year.
Entergy Louisiana provided the Association of Community Partnerships a $50,000 grant to purchase personal protective equipment for agencies offering energy assistance to low-income families.
As part of its ongoing efforts to help customers with the greatest need, Entergy Arkansas announced Wednesday a $50,000 donation to the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association, which manages the federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program from 14 locations across the state that covers 74 counties. The dollars will be used to purchase personal protection equipment, plexiglass or other contact barriers, office equipment and other supplies that will expedite processing for customers, who are anticipated by Entergy Arkansas to qualify and participate at greater numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since establishing the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund in March, Entergy shareholders have committed more than $1.3 million to help community nonprofits and qualifying customers who are struggling with the financial impact of the ongoing pandemic.
Employees at the Entergy New Orleans Power Station and Burns & McDonnell donated approximately 1,500 N95 masks to the hospital’s health care workers.
Entergy shareholders provided $9.7 million in grants in 2018 to support more than 700 nonprofit organizations that provide essential services and help build healthy, vibrant communities across Louisiana. Approximately 50 percent of the contributions went to support education and workforce development.
In the aftermath of Harvey’s devastation, Montgomery County and surrounding areas showed the resilience to overcome. Neighbors, families and businesses stood together and rebuilt, stronger than ever. A year later, that rebuilding continues. Entergy Texas directed $100,000 in Hurricane Harvey relief funds to Montgomery and Liberty Counties.
In the aftermath of Harvey’s devastation, Southeast Texas showed the resilience to overcome. Neighbors, families and businesses stood together and rebuilt, stronger than ever. A year later, that rebuilding continues. This is why on the first anniversary of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Lone Star State, Entergy Texas is giving $300,000 to local educators, local governments and nonprofit organizations to replace items that Harvey destroyed.