Overview of Mississippi’s Community Foundations

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AND
CONTACT INFORMATION
COUNTIES SERVED
OTHER INFORMATION
CREATE Foundation
213 West Main Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-844-8989
Mike Clayborne, President
www.createfoundation.com
Direct:  Marshall, Benton, Tippah, Alcorn, Tishomingo, Union,
Prentiss, Lafayette, Pontotoc, Lee, Itawamba, Calhoun, Chickasaw,
Monroe, Clay, Oktibbeha, Lowndes
Population Directly Served:  532,086

Indirect
:  Webster, Montgomery, Choctaw, Winston, Noxubee
Founded:  1972
Assets:     $ 101 million (9/30/2016)
Grants Paid:  $ 12.5 million (FY2015)
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
11975 Seaway Road, #B150
Gulfport, MS
228-897-4841
Rodger Wilder, President
www.mgccf.org
Direct:  Hancock, Harrison, Jackson
Population Directly Served:  391,266Indirect:  Pearl River, Stone, George, Greene
Founded:  2005
Assets:     $ 22.31 million (FY2015)
Grants Paid:  $ 3.47 million (FY2015)
The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation
1507 Hardy Street, Suite 208
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
601-583-6180
Executive Director position vacant
www.pinebeltfoundation.org
Direct:  Forrest, Lamar, Jones, Marion, Perry, Jefferson Davis,
Covington
Population Directly Served:  273,296Indirect:  Smith, Jasper, Lawrence, Wayne, Pike, Walthall
Founded:  1997
Assets:     $ 5.62 million (FY2016)
Grants Paid:  $ 1.82 million (FY2016)
Community Foundation of Washington County
Post Office Box 5910
Greenville, MS 38704
Terri Lane, Executive Director
www.cfwashco.org
Direct:  Washington
Population Directly Served:  47,231Indirect:  Sharkey, Issaquena, Humphreys
Founded:  2012
Assets:     $ 702,434 (FY2015)
Grants Paid:  $ 161,800 (FY2015)
Community Foundation of East Mississippi
Post Office Box 865
Meridian, MS 39302-0865
Executive Director position vacant
601-696-3035www.cfem.org
Direct:  Lauderdale
Population Directly Served:  77,755Indirect:  Neshoba, Kemper, Newton, Clarke
Founded:  1984
Assets:      $ 5.7 million (FY2014)
Grants Paid: $ 217,480 (FY2014)
Community Foundation for Mississippi
525 East Capitol Street, Suite 5B
Jackson, MS 39201
601-974-6044
Jane C. Alexander, President and CEO
www.formississippi.org
Direct:  Hinds, Madison, Rankin
Population Directly Served:  496,571Indirect: Holmes, Attala, Yazoo, Leake, Warren, Scott, Claiborne,
Copiah, Simpson, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Lincoln, Wilkinson,
Amite, Pike
Founded:  1995
Assets:     $ 46 million (FY2016)
Grants Paid:  $ 12.8 million (FY2016)
Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi
315 Losher Street, #100
Hernando, MS 38632
662-449-5002
Tom Pittman, President and CEO
www.cfnm.org
Direct:  DeSoto, Marshall, Tunica, Tate, Panola, Coahoma,
Quitman, Tallahatchie, Bolivar, Sunflower, Leflore
Population Directly Served:  418,563Indirect: Yalobusha, Grenada, Carroll
Founded:  2002
Assets:  $ 15.62 million (FY2015)
Grants Paid:  $ $1.56 million (FY2015)