Josh Ose Memorial Scholarship to benefit Hernando High School students

The Josh Ose Memorial Scholarship was awarded to two Hernando High School seniors for 2014. Receiving $1,000 each were Timothy Chavez attending the University of Mississippi and Allie Bierman attending Mississippi State University. The presentation was made to the students by Tom Pittman, president of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, manager of the scholarship … Continued

Brown Baptist Farm Project creates opportunity for apprenticeship

The Place-Based Education & Civil Entrepreneurship Endowment awarded Access Connections to Success, INC. a $6,000 grant to provide education and employment to youths in the field of farming and agriculture from the Brown Missionary Baptist Church Farm Project. loan snap The mission of the Farm Project is to promote agricultural and environmental conservation’s with healthy … Continued

Grant multiplies Rock & Blues in Clarksdale

Clarksdale’s Rock & Blues Museum attracts local and visitors, presenting culture not only from Mississippi blues, but the rock and roll music it inspired. This young nonprofit offers the viewpoint of its Dutch founders, who transferred their collection from Holland to the Delta. The Community Foundation’s $5,000 grant triggered a $50,000 grant from Southern Bancorp … Continued

Healing Hearts receives Community Foundation grant

Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center in Southaven received a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi’s Endowment for the Future of Northwest Mississippi. The grant will assist Healing Hearts in providing forensic interviewing and prevention/training efforts throughout DeSoto County in regard to child abuse. “Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center is very grateful and … Continued

Spring Initiative gets $18,000 grant, plans to expand

The Spring Initiative, a local after school program for underprivileged youth, got a grant for $18,000 last week. The grant is from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, and the money means the program can expand and serve even more kids. At present the program, which is in its third year, serve 12 kids, all … Continued

Building a local food system one bag at a time

4Rivers Fresh Foods wants to feed your family the freshest, most nutritional foods conveniently, from local farms at a pickup point near you. We gather the best of what local farmers and producers have to offer. Local seasonal fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies, pickled vegetables, artisanal breads, cheeses, meats, and dairy products are all available … 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