Building a Culture of Storytelling through Social Media Workshop

Building a Culture of Storytelling through Social Media What is this workshop about? Stories have the power to spark movements, raise droves of volunteers, and most importantly; solve problems. But stories with impact don’t just happen-they’re strategically planned, creatively designed to achieve measurable outcomes. In this workshop, we will explore simple and tactical ways your organization’s most … Continued

Support and apply for Noah’s Gift Awards

Noah’s Gift is an endowed fund at the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi whose mission is to inspire and reward deserving young people with the gift of an extraordinary experience that was of interest to 16-year-old Noah Costa at the time of his death. His interests were as wide-ranging and fun as his personality: playing … Continued

Mae Ruth’s Story

Mae Ruth and her family became recipients of The Box Project when she was just eleven years old. She grew up in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi and was raised on two different former plantations where her dad worked the fields. Growing up, her family consisted of her mom, dad, two brothers and two sisters. Their starter … Continued

The Community Foundation Awards & Welcomes Jonestown Family Center New Director

Jonestown, Miss. June 7, 2016– The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi presented a check for $10,000 to the Jonestown Family Center for Education and Wellness for its work with early Childhood Education. The giving represents an ongoing grant with the non-profit that serves the local Mississippi Delta community. The occasion also served to welcome Stan … Continued

Crystal Ball to create “Wonderland”

The 15th annual Crystal Ball’s “Wonderland” is taking shape quickly for a fun evening of charitable fundraising for Northwest Mississippi. The gala assists the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi and the 400 local charitable programs that it helps. emergency loan fm14 Ticket sales for the Jan. 17 Crystal Ball have topped 800, heading toward another … Continued

Awarding of the Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship

Andrew Sweatt, 2014 graduate of Hernando High School, is the recipient of the Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship offered through the DeSoto County Prayer Council. The scholarship endowment is managed through the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi. On hand for the presentation of the $1,000 scholarship were Rev. Chip Hatcher, First Presbyterian Church of Hernando and co-founder … Continued

Delta State receives Community Foundation grant to support Grammy Museum and tourism

Cleveland and Bolivar County will be the home of the second Grammy Museum in the nation and is scheduled to open in 2015.  To make plans for tourism as an economic development diver, Delta State University and the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi have joined forces to develop a strategic plan which will elevate Cleveland … Continued