June, 2009Seven Southeast Texas nonprofits will have a little more money to spend after getting recent grants from the Entergy Charitable Foundation.
The following nonprofits will receive a total of $20,500:
Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, $2,500 to present exhibitions by three Texas artists.
Beaumont Community Housing Development, $1,000 for financial literacy/credit restoration training program for first-time homebuyers and other low- to moderate-income families in need of affordable housing.
Inspire, Encourage, Achieve, Beaumont, $5,000 for Camp Bright Start for youth involved with local law enforcement and the Jefferson County Juvenile Probation Department.
Julie Rogers Gift of Life Program, Beaumont, $5,000 for free cancer screening services.
Pioneering Women, Beaumont, $1,000 for college assistance program for help in purchasing textbooks and materials.
ProLiteracy Worldwide, Conroe, $1,000 for children's literacy for children of parents enrolled in English as a Second Language classes.
UM Army, Huntsville, $5,000 for Summer 2009 Home Repair Work Camps, a program in which high school youth repair homes for low-income elderly and disabled residents.
To learn more go to Entergy Corp (ETR).