BATON ROUGE — Entergy Louisiana and its employees, along with the Entergy Charitable Foundation, have a long history of supporting the communities they serve, and this year will be no different. Among the company’s contributions through the first quarter of the year will be $101,500 to 15 nonprofits to create stronger, healthier communities in the Capital Region.
“Providing support to our communities is at the heart of our vision to power life,” said Phillip May, Entergy Louisiana president and CEO. “Our philanthropic contributions, along with our dedication to volunteerism, are helping our community partners provide essential and critical services to our neighbors, something that was much needed in 2020 and something we’ll continue to support this year and in the years to come.”
“Strong partnerships make for strong communities. Entergy has demonstrated their commitment to Baton Rouge through their ongoing support of local charities and nonprofits. Our partnership is another great example of how a Whole Community Approach is central to our effort to bring peace, prosperity and progress to our residents,” said Sharon Weston Broome, mayor-president of Baton Rouge.
Entergy grants are going toward improving education, lifting those in need from economic hardships, protecting the environment and other key philanthropic causes.
Organizations receiving Entergy grants include:
Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge Green Association
Epilepsy Alliance Louisiana
Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo
Iberville Foundation for Academic Excellence
Junior League’s Women’s Leadership Conference
March of Dimes
New Schools for Baton Rouge
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
The Life of a Single Mom
We Are the Difference
Young Entrepreneurs Academy