CFNM Awards $24,250 in Scholarships!

Hernando, Miss. (August 1, 2018):  Thanks to the generosity of donors in Northwest Mississippi, the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi recently awarded $24,250 to twenty-four deserving students.  Since inception the Community Foundation, through its generous donors, has awarded $274,360 in scholarships. “The Community Foundation has 22 scholarships funds all set up by donors who want … Continued

Scholarship fund honors trailblazing educator in Tallahatchie County

Sumner, Miss. August 17, 2016 – The Community Foundation has announced the formation of new scholarship award to celebrate the memory of the Tallahatchie County man who became its first African-American Superintendent of Education, Mr. Charles George (1929-2015). Erica Woodard, a Tallahatchie County native now residing in Memphis, TN, worked to establish the scholarship fund … 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

Josh Ose Shenanigans 5K Run reaps two scholarships

Kristen Black and Anna Johnson each received a $1,000 scholarship through the Josh Ose Scholarship Fund managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  They are seniors at Hernando High School and each has chosen their university:  Black will attend the University of Mississippi and Johnson will attend the University of South Alabama.  http://cfnm.org/dir/payday-loans-in-baltimore-city.html The … Continued

Hernando Lions Club names 2013 scholarship recipient

Kendall Wilcke of Hernando is the 2013 recipient of the Hernando Lions Club Scholarship.  The $1,000 scholarship is awarded through the Club’s endowment managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  Wilcke plans to attend the University of Mississippi in the fall.  On hand for the presentation were (l to r) Lions’ Club members Karen … Continued

2013 Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship recipient announced

Jacob Stockton, senior at Hernando High School, is the recipient of the Cindy Lipscomb Scholarship (formerly the DeSoto County Prayer Council Scholarship) for 2013.  The annual scholarship is made possible through the endowed fund managed by the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi and is named in memory of Cindy Lipscomb.   Applicants come from every high … Continued