Introducing Memory Fox

The Community Foundation is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2022 and we would not have been able to do it without your support. We are currently launching a campaign through Memory Fox, an interactive story-sharing platform, to find out how the Foundation has supported you over the past 20 years. At the end of your … Continued

2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Matter The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 that serves eleven Mississippi counties: Bolivar, Coahoma, DeSoto, Leflore, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate and Tunica. CFNM is governed by a board of volunteer civic leaders and impacts the … Continued

Erin And Ben Napier Named Stars of Hope for Crystal Ball 2022

The 22nd annual Crystal Ball, hosted by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, will honor Mississippi natives, University of Mississippi graduates, and HGTV’s Home Town stars, Erin and Ben Napier as its Stars of Hope. Ben also has a show on HGTV based on his woodworking called Ben’s Workshop. The Napiers reside in Laurel, Mississippi … Continued

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

What better way to support the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi than going to a Memphis Redbirds Game? You will have the chance to see the Redbirds take on the Toledo Mud Hens on Saturday, June 5 at 6:35 p.m. Make a night of it with the family – visit with your favorite Community Foundation … Continued

Vaccination Transportation Initiative launched by Pam Chatman with grant from Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi announced this week its latest COVID-19 relief effort in partnership with Pam Chatman, of Cleveland, Mississippi, and Rev. Frederick Ford with the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Cleveland.    The first of its kind initiative in the Mississippi Delta is being led by Chatman, who started a Workforce … Continued

Charley Pride: Star of Hope airs on PBS Friday, February 12th

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi invites you to help honor the late Charley Pride by watching CHARLEY PRIDE: STAR OF HOPE on WKNO TV Channel 10.1, Friday, February 12th at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 13th at midnight. WKNO airs out of the Memphis area with a 60-mile viewing audience radius. The hour-long special … Continued

21st annual Crystal Ball happening January 16

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi announces its 21st annual Crystal Ball Gala to be virtually held January 16, 2021. While this is the foundation’s first virtual gala, due to COVID-19 precautions, it will still be full of surprises and showcase the charitable works of the northwest Mississippi region. “The Crystal Ball supports the philanthropic … Continued

$100,000 matching grant from Walton Family Foundation awarded to the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi

Grant helps match $3,000 raised by elementary and high school students for food pantry in Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi April 24, 2020, Hernando, MS – The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM) was recently awarded a grant of $100,000 for its FEED Northwest Mississippi fund from the Walton Family Foundation. This grant will go to … Continued

C2K Ministries partners with FEED Northwest Mississippi during pandemic

Courtesy of C2K Ministries in Mound Bayou, MS On Saturday, May 2, 2020, The Social Six is sponsoring a run/walk to help non-profits in rural and impoverished communities continue their work, specifically with youth. C2k Ministries Inc. has partnered with the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM) to help fund the COVID-19 Relief effort. All … Continued

CFNM covid-19 FEED Northwest Mississippi Fund increases to $55,000

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM) launched Phase II of its FEED Northwest Mississippi Fund thanks to the Dan and Margaret Maddox Foundation, of Hernando, increasing their matching gift to $55,000. Phase I of the FEED Northwest Mississippi launched on March 19 with an initial grant of $27,500 from the Maddox Foundation and was … Continued