Foundation / Corporation
Entergy Charitable Foundation (ECF)
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, hospitals, government agencies, religious institutions, veterans organizations, and volunteer fire departments in eligible states for community benefit programs. Funding is intended for programs and projects that focus on the areas of workforce development, education, poverty, and the environment. The goal of the Entergy Charitable Foundation (ECF) is to support initiatives that create and sustain thriving communities.
Geographic eligibility includes the communities where the funding source operates in the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Texas.
Focus Area Details:
Education/Workforce Development: Entergy is committed to investing in the future of the communities they serve through support for education. Education enables individuals to achieve their fullest potential and contribute positively to society. An educated, skilled, and diverse workforce is critical to Entergy’s long-term success and the health and viability of the communities they serve. The Foundation strives to ensure that every child has access to a quality education and the skills to be successful in life.
Poverty Solutions: Entergy’s focus on poverty solutions is rooted in the economic reality of the region. The Foundation seeks to support programs that provide innovative and measurable poverty solutions and tools that help break the bonds of inter-generational poverty. Such programs may include, but are not limited to:
- Sustaining families and self-sufficiency
- Technical assistance and training for non-profits
- Home-ownership preparation
- Energy management and awareness
- Innovative use and promotion of alternative sources of energy.
Environmental Programs: Entergy is committed to working with nonprofit organizations and community partners to protect, conserve and restore the natural beauty and biodiversity of regions they serve. A large portion of Entergy's customer base and the majority of its utility infrastructure are in the Gulf Coast region, which is experiencing one of the fastest rates of wetland loss in the world, especially along Coastal Louisiana. The Foundation seeks to invest in programs such as:
- Coastal and wetlands restoration
- Stormwater management
- Energy efficiency and renewable energy
- Environmental education
- Community resilience and mitigation
GrantWatch ID#: 180322
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For more information please call 504-576-6980.
For a list of contribution coordinators: https://www.entergy.com/our_community/coordinators
Service areas: https://www.entergy.com/our_community/entergy_areas/
USA: Arkansas; Louisiana; Massachusetts; Michigan; Mississippi; New Hampshire; New York; Texas