Nonprofits Encouraged to Apply for Event Sponsorship from Cox

Cox Square 1 2 1 1NEW ORLEANS – Local nonprofits that are planning fundraising and awareness events in the New Orleans area are encouraged to apply for an event sponsorship from Cox Communications. Cox is currently accepting applications for events occurring between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31. Apply for cash or in-kind sponsorships at Cox’s Charitable Giving Site. The deadline for applications is Friday, Sept. 2. Organizations will be notified by Sept. 28 if their requests are approved.

“Cox is committed to New Orleans and the communities we serve, and we’re excited to partner with organizations who share our same passion,” said Erin Monroe Wesley, the company’s vice president of government and public affairs for the southeast region.

In 2021, Cox gave over $1 million in cash and in-kind services to nonprofits in our Louisiana markets. In the New Orleans area, it serves Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. James and St. Bernard Parishes. Sponsorships are specifically directed to nonprofit fundraising events, not general donations, and the organization must be a registered 501(c)3 to qualify.

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