Charles Barkley Donates $250,000 to CFNM for African-American History Initiative

Hernando, Miss. March 23, 2018 – Charles Barkley, retired Hall of Fame Basketball Player, Emmy Award winning studio analyst, and author, recently donated $250,000 to the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to power a new African-American history initiative for high school students throughout Mississippi and Alabama. The Community Foundation partners with EVERFI, a leading education … Continued

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi Receives STEM Education Leadership Award Presented by Nasdaq and EverFi

The Community Foundation was honored last month at the STEM Education Leadership Awards presented by Nasdaq and EverFi at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York City.  The award recognizes the Community Foundation’s significant efforts to improve Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) education and career readiness for students throughout Northwest Mississippi. Sixteen honorees were selected based … Continued

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi Announces New STEM Education Initiative in Local Mississippi Public Schools

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi expanded its partnership with EverFi, a leading education technology company, to add a web-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) course to the digital literacy and financial education resources it has provided to Mississippi youth for three years through its Community Digital Scholars program. The STEM course, known as Radius, is … 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