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About Cox Charities

To date, more than $640,000  has been donated by our local employees.

Each year, Cox employees donate to Cox Charities through recurring payroll deductions and one-time gifts. Cox Communications pays all administrative costs so 100 percent of every employee dollar is invested directly into the communities we serve. Cox Charities supports programs and services that impact residents in the areas of education, technology, social issues, conservation and the arts.

The Cox Charities Advisory Council -- a diverse group of local Cox employees in each service area -- serves as the program's grant making body. Advisory Council members serve a three-year term, review all grant applications and make funding recommendations and decisions.

All Innovation in Education and Community Investment grants are specific to schools and nonprofits in Cox Communications service areas within our Southeast Region comprised of markets within Florida, Georgia and Louisiana.


Cox's Southeast Region's Florida and Georgia-area communities include: Central Florida (Alachua, Gainesville, Newberry, Ocala), Gulf Coast (Crestview, Destin, Eglin Airforce Base, Fort Walton Beach, Freeport, Hurlburt Field, Mary Ester, Niceville, Pensacola, Shalimar), and Middle Georgia (Bibb, Byron, Centerville, Houston, Jones, Macon, Monroe, Payne City, Peach, Warner Robins).

Cox's Southeast Region's Louisiana-area communities include: Acadiana: (Abbeville, Arnaudville, Baldwin, Breaux Bridge, Broussard, Carencro, Cecilia, Centerville, Charenton, Church Point, Crowley, Delcambre, Duson, Erath, Franklin, Garden City, Jeanerette, Kaplan, Lafayette, Loreauville, Maurice, Milton, Morgan City, New Iberia, Patterson, Perry, Rayne, St. Martinville, Scott, and Youngsville), Baton Rouge: (Addis, Baker, Baton Rouge, Brusly, Carville, Clinton, Darrow, Denham Springs, Donaldsonville, Erwinville, Geismar, Gonzales, Gramercy, Greenwell Springs, Grosse Tete, Jackson, Lutcher, Maringouin, Plaquemine, Port Allen, Prairieville, Pride, Rosedale, Slaughter, Sorrento, St. Amant, St. Gabriel, Sunshine, Walker, White Castle and Zachary), New Orleans: (Ama, Arabi, Barataria, Boutte, Crown Point, Des Allemands, Destrehan, Gretna, Harahan, Harvey, Kenner, Killona, Lafitte, Meraux, Metairie, New Orleans, New Sarpy, Norco, St. Bernard, Violet, Westwego).

Cox Charities fulfills its mission to improve the quality of life for our employees, customers and neighbors through two primary grant programs:

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