​Giving Back

CenterPoint volunteers

As a company and as individuals, we are committed to making a positive difference in the communities we serve. Lending a helping hand is a strong part of our company culture, and we are proud to serve as a responsible corporate citizen through volunteerism, partnerships and giving through the CenterPoint Energy Foundation. Our giving pillars focus on ensuring a high quality of life in the communities we serve by supporting efforts in education and community vitality. We believe these areas are inextricably linked and critical to the success and sustainability of our communities.

Learn more about our commitment to communities from our Corporate Responsibility Report.

COVID-19 Grant Applications

The CenterPoint Energy Foundation will contribute $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations, agencies and causes that are committed to supporting those who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. CenterPoint Energy’s COVID-19 Relief Fund will include $1 million in direct contributions, as well as up to $500,000 in matching gifts for employees’ contributions to qualifying 501(c)3 organizations.

Foundation contributions will go to organizations who are responding to the COVID-19 crisis and supporting vulnerable and at-risk populations.

Qualifying nonprofit organizations in CenterPoint Energy’s utility footprint of Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas will be eligible to receive grants. Organizations that are interested in applying for a CenterPoint Energy COVID-19 Relief Fund grant should visit https://www.cybergrants.com/centerpoint/CovidResponse