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2016 Update - Giving in Mississippi

Creating Sustainable Value Through Philanthropy and Volunteerism
by

Entergy, Inc.

on 10 August 2016

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Transcript of 2016 Update - Giving in Mississippi

Philanthropic Focus Areas.
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2015 Investment
in Mississippi.
$2 million in grants.
More than 300 nonprofit organizations.

Grammy Museum receives $100,000 from Entergy.
The Mississippi Grammy Museum received a $100,000 gift from Entergy Mississippi.
The Museum expects to see 15,000 to 20,000 students per year.
80 percent of its focus will be on education.
Entergy helps turn ARK site into eco-tourist destination.
Mississippi Wildlife Rehabilitation wants to develop the area into a full conservation education eco-tourist destination.
Entergy is donating $150,000.
Entergy-sponsored robotics team soars in national challenge.
Entergy sponsored the Blue Crew, Too robotics team from McComb.
The team presented its award-winning robot in June at the annual Edison Electric Institute convention in New Orleans.
They finished as a division finalist in the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship.
Volunteerism.
More than 10,100 hours of volunteer service logged.
Approximately $233,400 in value.
22 organized group volunteer events.
Earned Income
Tax Credit.
Partnered with the IRS, United Way and other community groups.
More than 4,400 low-income Mississippi residents received $9.5 million EITC refunds.
The most effective poverty reduction program in the country.
The Power to Care.
Raised $382,071 in 2015.
Provided emergency utility assistance to 1,800 qualified low-income and disabled customers.
Entergy shareholders match employee and customer donations.
Awards and Recognition.
Education.
Poverty Solutions.
Environmental Programs.

Families Beat the Heat with help from Entergy Mississippi.
Entergy Mississippi teamed up with The Salvation Army in Jackson, Greenville and McComb to help 400 families.
Each of the elderly and disabled residents received a fan thanks to a “Beat the Heat” grant.

POWERING OUR COMMUNITIES
Creating Sustainable Value Through Philanthropy and Volunteerism.

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.
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