The Community Foundation has been accredited in compliance with the Council of Foundations’ National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. The official National Standards seal distinguishes the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi as a smart investment for charitable donors.
The finance committee, which is chaired by the Community Foundation’s treasurer and including experts such as bankers, hedge fund manager, CPA, and business owners, oversees the foundation’s finances and investments and reports to the foundation’s Board of Directors. An independent financial audit is conducted each year, and copies are available. The foundation’s IRS 990 forms are also available online at Guidestar.org or at the office, 315 Losher St., Hernando, MS.
The foundation meets annual state requirements to solicit charitable donations in Mississippi and several other states.