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Cleco Power has a long history of philanthropic involvement across our 24-parish service territory. As a Louisiana company, Cleco Power is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. Our community investment priorities include education, youth programming, health and wellness, low income, diversity and causes that our employees support.

Beauregard Health

Cleco supports Beauregard Health System Foundation

Cleco Power donated $25,000 to the Beauregard Health System Foundation to assist in their hospital expansion to enhance their emergency department, maternity and pediatric ward.

Cleco supports Community Foundation of Acadiana

Cleco Power presented a $500,000 check to the Community Foundation of Acadiana to support and fund projects throughout the Acadiana region that align with Cleco's five distinct focus areas.
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Cleco supports the city of DeRidder

Cleco Power presented a $50,000 check to the city of DeRidder to help revitalize West Park, a community park, destroyed by Hurricanes Laura and Delta in 2020.

Step 1: Register your Cause

If you are a 501(c)(3), please register your cause with Benevity for charitable employee donations and volunteer opportunities. 

Step 2: Apply for Funds!

If you are not a 501(c)(3), please skip step one and fill out the application above by clicking on the "Step 2: Apply for Funds" button.

We strongly invite you to enroll your organization in Benevity’s Causes Portal which helps organizations access support from hundreds of corporate giving, volunteering and grant making programs. Enrollment also allows electronic funds transfer (EFT) payments, so you receive donations faster and build a profile that makes it easier for Cleco, its employees and at other like-minded companies to find your organization and support your cause. You'll be connecting your nonprofit to corporate giving, granting and volunteering opportunities at Cleco and beyond.

Note: If you are unable to find your organization, please visit this help page for instructions on registering with Benevity. 
For additional assistance, you can submit a request through Benevity.