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

Shoot For The Heart dollars to boost Nursing Program

Dr. Denise Bynum, director of the nursing program at Northwest Mississippi Community College, and other representatives of the institution received a grant to cap a grand total of $235,500 given from the Shoot For The Heart annual event since its inception in 2011. The granting provides scholarships and aid for deserving students in the nursing program. The Northwest … Continued

Taste of DeSoto to benefit area organizations

Taste of DeSoto donated a total of $24,500 from its fund with the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi to Heartland Hands Food Pantry, House of Grace, American Liver Foundation and Northwest Community College. Personal Loan Philadelphia Heartland Hands Food pantry, located in Southaven, serves the community as an emergency food assistance to residents who are … 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