Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi match helps Teach For America-Mississippi endowment top $1 million

Teach For America-Mississippi’s vision is simple: One day, all children in Mississippi will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.  To reach this vision, Teach For America-Mississippi focuses on eliminating educational inequity in our state by recruiting, developing and supporting leaders committed to creating change and opening doors of opportunity to students across the … Continued

Audubon Center in Holly Springs to receive matching funds

Audubon Mississippi established an endowment at the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, and now the Foundation is adding 25 percent to the endowment, thanks to a matching grant from the Maddox Foundation.  how to get a cash loan in the same day “Those of us doing work in northwest Mississippi are extremely fortunate to have … Continued

Byhalia Middle School Creates School Gardens

Byhalia Middle School received $3,000 in grants funds from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to cultivate a community garden.  This is a project of the Bluejays Junior Garden Club in conjunction with the Byhalia Garden Club.  “We are extremely grateful and excited about the generous contribution from the Community Foundation”, stated Landon Pollard, principal.  … Continued

Senatobia Middle School track to break ground soon

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi granted Senatobia Middle School $5,000 toward construction of a new track.  The grant funds came from Healthy Kids Healthy Communities, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  The program helps communities reshape their environments for healthy living.   maximum amount on personal loans The Senatobia Middle School Warrior Run/Walk … Continued

Regional Health Council awards 2nd quarter health champion

The Regional Health Council, a program of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi and funded through the W.K.Kellogg Foundation, was pleased to award its 2nd quarter Health Champion Award to the Senatobia Middle School PTO.  canstar cannex-personal loans The PTO members started the Warrior Run/Walk Club, which was hosted three times a week for students.  … Continued

Financial literacy scholarship recipient among only 15 in nation

Financial Services Roundtable Foundation scholarships were recently announced.  Only 15 students across the nation were chosen.  Of those 15, nine were Everfi certified.  Cassie Brading, of Lewisburg High School in DeSoto County, was one of 15 recipients – and the only from Mississippi!  She completed the Everfi course with the help of her teacher, Ms. Alison … Continued

Learning Garden established through two grants

Children, youth, and adults will reap the benefits of a new Learning Garden developed by the DeSoto County Masters Gardeners Association.  The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, through two childhood obesity prevention grants, made the formal presentation of the $10,000 to the association on June 12.  The grants were made possible through Healthy Kids Healthy … Continued

American Liver Foundation prospers in honor of transplant recipient

The Taste of DeSoto was pleased to donate $5,000 to the American Liver Foundation – Mid South Division.  The donation was made in honor of Tim Mote, a liver transplant recipient.  The Taste of DeSoto fund is managed through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  (L to R) John Woods (Taste of DeSoto Board), Tom … Continued

Taste of DeSoto to benefit DeSoto County shelter

The Taste of DeSoto was pleased to donate $10,000 to LoveWorks 25:40.  The funds will be used to give the homeless a transitional home and provide assistance in education, employment, basic needs (clothing and food), and spiritual needs.   The Taste of DeSoto fund is managed through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  (L to R)  … Continued

Josh Ose Shenanigans 5K Run reaps two scholarships

Kristen Black and Anna Johnson each received a $1,000 scholarship through the Josh Ose Scholarship Fund managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  They are seniors at Hernando High School and each has chosen their university:  Black will attend the University of Mississippi and Johnson will attend the University of South Alabama.  http://cfnm.org/dir/payday-loans-in-baltimore-city.html The … Continued