It’s been nearly 20 years since Entergy’s former CEO, the late Wayne Leonard, saw the critical need for businesses to support childhood education programs and organizations. Through an economic study, we found that every dollar spent on high-quality early childhood education returns $9 in benefits to society.
"My life's mission is paying it forward to the youth in my community.”
Partnerships with HBCUs reflect Entergy’s commitment to diversity and workforce development.
The innovative educational program that debuted at Hamilton on Broadway will continue in New Orleans on Friday, March 29, when more than 2,600 students and teachers from 41 high schools attend a matinee performance of the musical at the Saenger Theatre. The Hamilton producers are making tickets for this educational partnership available for $70, $60 of which is subsidized in part by a grant from Entergy Corporation.
The innovative educational program that debuted at Hamilton on Broadway continued in New Orleans on March 29, when more than 2,600 students and teachers from 41 high schools attended a matinee performance of the musical at the Saenger Theatre.
Entergy is committed to working with local educational institutions to develop a workforce that can support the continued economic development of the Gulf South region as well as support Entergy's own workforce needs. A big part of that commitment involves building and retaining a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the communities we serve.
Entergy is proud to partner with the American Indian College Fund, which provided scholarship support to more than 4,300 American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) students in 2017-18.
The Entergy Community Power Scholarship program reinforces Entergy's commitment to powering life in the areas we serve by helping young people prepare to contribute to their communities through volunteerism and service.
Support from the Entergy Charitable Foundation has helped New Schools for Baton Rouge respond to the community’s demand for excellence in public education by helping transform underperforming schools in the capital city.