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2016 Update - Powering Our New Orleans Communities

Creating Sustainable Value Through Philanthropy and Volunteerism
by

Entergy, Inc.

on 10 August 2016

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Transcript of 2016 Update - Powering Our New Orleans Communities

Philanthropic
Focus Areas.
2015 Investment in
New Orleans.
$3.88 million shareholder funds.
More than 260 nonprofit organizations.

Entergy-funded IDA program
helps families break cycle of poverty.
Provided more than $1.2 million in local matching funds since 2008.
The program has resulted in $20 million in asset purchases.
183 first time homeowners.
54 vehicle purchases completed.
Zero foreclosures in the seven years since the program’s inception.
Powering the future
through education.
$10 million invested in Orleans public schools since 2005.
Partnering with schools, nonprofits and educators to help students stay in school, on track and achieve success.
35,000 students in 69 schools impacted.
Volunteerism.
More than 14,000 hours of volunteer service logged.
Approximately $272,000 in value.
46 organized group volunteer events.
$5.88 million in
EITC refunds processed.
Partnered with the IRS, United Way and other community groups.
Helped low-income families and individuals file for and receive EITC refund.
More than 3,100 New Orleans residents filed for and received $5.88 million.
The most effective poverty reduction program in the country.
The Power to Care.
Raised $197,000 in 2015.
Provides emergency utility assistance.
More than 950 received assistance.
Entergy shareholders match employee and customer donations.
Education.
Poverty Solutions.
Environmental Programs.

DJSI Sustainability North America Index.

100 out of 100 score for Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy.
14 consecutive years of recognition.

2016 Top 100 Corporate Citizens.

#1 Ranked U.S. Utility.
Awarded in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Points of Light Foundation Civic 50.
Recognized as one of Top 50 community-minded corporations in America.

2014 Best Economic Empowerment Program.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Awards and Recognition.
UNCF/Mayors Masked Ball provides 115 scholarships.
Fund provides scholarships to diverse students with an emphasis on STEM.
115 scholarships to students at Dillard and Xavier universities.
86 of those students are pursuing STEM careers.
Bike the Big Easy.
Raised awareness of 100 miles of urban bike paths funded through a public private partnership between Entergy, the City, and the Louisiana Public Health Institute.
Part of Entergy's commitment to help rebuild a cleaner, greener, healthier New Orleans.
Raised funds for The Power to Care.

Posse students receive
four-year scholarships.
121 students attending public schools in Orleans parish.
$20 million in full four year scholarships at tier one universities.
Fighting for the
Right to Fight.
WWII museum exhibit featured the stories of African Americans fighting for freedom abroad and for civil rights at home.
Featured interactive kiosks, personal histories and video accounts.
Entergy’s sponsorship provided free attendance for students attending Title I schools in Louisiana.
HOPE Students learn
how to handle money.
8th-grade students at two schools completed financial literacy workshops.
Led by Hope Enterprise Corporation and Hope Credit Union.
Students completed five financial literacy workshops.
Students each earned $50 HOPE savings account from Entergy.
Give NOLA Day generates
$4 million for local nonprofits.
$4 Million in donations.
600 area charities.
35,000 individual donors.
One of the largest single day fundraisers in the region’s history.
POWERING OUR COMMUNITIES
Creating Sustainable Value Through Philanthropy and Volunteerism.
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