Cox Charities will award over $50,000 in grants to Southeast Region Nonprofits

Cox Communications employees will award $50,000 to various nonprofits across the company’s Southeast footprint through employee-funded Cox Charities Community Investment grants.

Posted: Aug 20, 2020 4:18 PM

LOUISIANA (August 20, 2020) - Cox Communications employees will award $50,000 to various nonprofits across the company’s Southeast footprint through employee-funded Cox Charities Community Investment grants. Grant applications are now being accepted from 501(c)(3) organizations at www.CoxCharitiesSER.org through September 20, 2020. Applicants will receive their funding status in October 2020 and grant winners will receive payments in December 2020.

Cox Charities, the company’s charitable giving initiative, supports area nonprofits that impact the community and provide human services focused on education, health, environmental sustainability, and the arts. Area nonprofits can apply for grants up to $5,000.

“This year has been challenging for local organizations of every kind and our employees are happy to provide continued financial support of our South Louisiana community partners,” said Erin Monroe Wesley, vice president of government and public affairs for the Cox Southeast region. “Now more than ever it’s important to get resources to nonprofits who are making a difference. Although times have changed, our commitment to the community remains the same.”

For more information about the Cox Charities Community Investment grant and to access grant applications, visit www.CoxCharitiesSER.org.

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