Entergy Charitable Foundation – $10,000 to $100,000


Application deadline: Three grant rounds per year: February 1st, May 1st, and August 1st. Applicants must create an online account and submit their application online. The Entergy Charitable Foundation (ECF) supports literacy initiatives that combat poverty by fostering basic reading and writing skills in low income populations.

Current Funding Opportunities:

The goal of the Entergy Charitable Foundation education and literacy grants is to support initiatives that combat poverty by fostering thriving communities. Of special interest are educational and literacy programs that empower citizens to be more self-sufficient and productive in their communities by eliminating illiteracy.

  • Priority is given to programs that target economically disadvantaged individuals and families in specific counties where Entergy has operations. In Massachusetts, projects serving populations in Plymouth and Franklin (Towns of Northfield, Bernardston, Leyden, Warwick, Greenfield, Gill and Colrain) counties will receive preferential consideration. For more information, contact Entergy Massachusetts contributions coordinator, Donna Morris at the email address provided.
  • Available to 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.
  • Grants range from $10,000 to $100,000 USD. Applications are approved or denied based on application criteria and the Foundation’s available resources.
  • Applicants must register for online account and complete an eligibility quiz – organizational Tax ID is required. After completing the quiz, applicants may begin an online application to submit or save for later.
  • Online applications must be submitted by the following deadlines: February 1st, May 1st, and August 1st. Applications should NOT be submitted more than one month prior to the deadline (i.e., for the August 1st deadline, July 1st is the earliest date applications are accepted).

Recent Awards:

  • Plymouth Public Library (Plymouth, MA). $21,000 to continue to support the Literacy Technology Center, a vital component of their adult literacy program.
  • Huntsville Area Literacy Council (Huntsville, TX). $30,000 to open a literacy center at the Huntsville Public Library.