Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi’s response to the Coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus health crisis, the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is seeking donations to feed the youth in each of its eleven counties served. Since hosting a Hunger Summit in 2017, the Community Foundation and seventeen of its partners have been funding efforts to help confront food insecurity among youth. The goal … Continued

Community Foundation Announces Successor as President

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi president Tom Pittman will step down from that position on April 1, and the Foundation’s Executive Vice President Keith Fulcher will become president. Pittman has served as president since 2004 and will remain with the organization as president emeritus. Fulcher who joined the Foundation last year previously served at Delta … Continued

New Fund Established to Increase College Access in Delta Counties

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi has received a grant of $50,000 from the Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF) to fund activities that increase college awareness and create pathways to postsecondary education among high school students in the following 18 Mississippi Delta counties: Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Desoto, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Panola, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, … Continued

C-Spire Founders to be Honored at 20th Annual Crystal Ball

C Spire founders to be honored at the 20th Annual Community Foundation Crystal Ball   Hernando, Miss., Brothers Wade and Jimmy Creekmore will be honored as the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi’s Star of Hope at their 20th annual Crystal Ball.  This black-tie gala has been voted as the #1 charitable event in Mississippi and … Continued

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi Grants $300,000!

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi Grants $300,000 Hernando, Miss. – The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi awarded 77 grants in the first quarter of 2019. Grants totaling $236,903 were from individual or family funds set up at the Foundation by charitable donors or from funds set up for nonprofit organizations.  In addition, the Grants Committee … Continued

EVENT OF THE YEAR: CRYSTAL BALL

Community Foundation’s 19th Annual Crystal Ball Super Heroes:  Use Your Powers For Good Hernando, Miss., Tickets are selling fast for the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi’s 19th annual Crystal Ball on January 19. This black-tie event is often called the “adult prom” for DeSoto County and is certainly the party of the year. This year’s … Continued

Hollis new Chairman of Community Foundation Board of Directors

Hernando, Miss. July 1, 2016– The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is pleased to announce that Scott Burnham Hollis will now serve as chairman of its Board of Directors. Scott Burnham Hollis of Olive Branch is an attorney and is founder and managing member of Hollis Legal Solutions, PLLC, a general law practice in Olive … Continued