Entergy’s Open Grants Program - Mississippi
Entergy Charitable Foundation
Grant amount: Unspecified amount
Anticipated deadline: Apr 1, 2019
Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit Elementary / Secondary School College / University
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program
Location of project: Preferred: Counties in Mississippi: Adams County, Amite County, Attala County, Bolivar County, Calhoun County, Carroll County, Choctaw County, Claiborne County, Coahoma County, Copiah County, Covington County, DeSoto County, Franklin County, Grenada County, Hinds County, Holmes County, Humphreys County, Issaquena County, Jefferson County, Jefferson Davis County, Lawrence County, Leake County, Leflore County, Lincoln County, Madison County, Montgomery County, Panola County, Pike County, Quitman County, Rankin County, Scott County, Sharkey County, Simpson County, Smith County, Sunflower County, Tallahatchie County, Tate County, Tunica County, Walthall County, Warren County, Washington County, Webster County, Wilkinson County, Yalobusha County, Yazoo County Other eligible locations: Mississippi
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Entergy’s Open Grants Program focuses on improving Mississippi communities as a whole. We look for giving opportunities in the areas of arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, the environment and healthy families.
Arts and Culture
The arts are expressions of ourselves – our heritage, feelings and ideas. To cultivate that, we support a diverse range of locally based visual arts, theater, dance and music institutions. Our long-term goal is to increase the access to contemporary art for a wider public, including children and the financially disadvantaged.
Entergy supports community-based projects that focus community enrichment and improvement. A few examples include civic affairs, blighted housing improvements, and neighborhood safety. By giving to communities in this way, we actually help them become more self-sufficient.
Children need a good start to grow into healthy, well-adjusted adults. With that in mind, we give to programs that have a direct impact on children educationally and emotionally. We’re also interested in family programs, like those that better prepare parents to balance the demands of work and home.
The amount and nature of an organization’s request will determine which type of grant the organization would need to apply for.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Grants from Entergy will only be made to the following types of organizations:
- Non-profit organizations that are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code ("Tax Code"), or
- Schools, hospitals, governmental units and religious institutions that hold nonprofit status similar to that of 501(c)(3) organizations, which may therefore be eligible.
- Volunteer fire departments that are 501(c)(4).
- In considering requests for grants, priority is placed on programs in locations where Entergy has customers and/or employees.
- Therefore, projects that serve populations in specific counties or parishes will receive preferential consideration.
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