Mississippi Arts Commission

You don’t have to be a millionaire to give like one. The Community Foundation for Mississippi works with you to support nonprofits, community-based organizations and causes that you’re passionate about. But to make a lasting impact takes thought, strategy and planning. 

Do you want to contribute to the vibrancy of the arts in your town? Help young students attend college? Whether your dream is to support education, beautify your community, give to your place of worship or endow your favorite charity, we can help you make a lasting difference. Find a cause that matters most to you on our donation page or learn about our different types of funds on our Ways to Give page.

CACM Launches Endowment Fund at CFM and Matching Gift Campaign

If you could help Mississippi children in abusive situations have a streamlined experience to report trauma, would you? That’s a question the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Mississippi (CACM) asks often.

With a new endowment fund at the Community Foundation for Mississippi, CACM hopes to support its mission to revolutionize child abuse – forever.

Supporting Others Through Substance Abuse: Robert Malouf, Jr. Memorial Fund

Robert Malouf, Jr.’s life was full of promise. In January 2017, at the age of 25, Robert died from an accidental opioid overdose. To honor his legacy and to assist many struggling with addiction, his mother has opened the Robert Malouf, Jr. Memorial Fund at the Community Foundation for Mississippi.

Making Space for Film in Mississippi

The Mississippi Film Society a launching pad to educate, inspire and entertain Mississippians through community screenings, film curriculum, lectures, workshops and, in the near future, a film festival. To help bring their vision to life, the organization opened the Mississippi Film Society Fund and Mississippi Film Society Endowment Fund to support operations and ensure sustainability for generations to come.

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While the boil water notice and immediate water crisis have ended in Jackson, the work has just begun. From experience, we know that the needs we’ve seen during the immediate crisis won’t magically evaporate as drinkability returns to the water system. The scope of this challenge is huge.

Want to help us continue our work for good to serve the needs of Jackson and surrounding area? Learn more about ways you can help support long-term solutions and information you can trust.

One way to support the ongoing work is through our Helping Friends and Neighbors Fund. Know your dollars will go to serve local people with local needs now—where and when the need is great.