Grants & Scholarships


The Community Foundation for Mississippi awarded grants of $3.5 million in its last fiscal year, most of which came from its restricted funds. Restricted funds include designated, donor advised, field of interest, nonprofit endowment, scholarship and award funds that have been established at the Foundation. For a full list of grantees, please click 2018-2019 Grantees.

Each spring, the Foundation opens a competitive grants cycle. In 2018-2019 grants totaling $92,300, or 2.6% of total grant funding, were awarded to 21 nonprofit organizations, 2018-2019 Competitive Grant Award Winners.

The process is currently CLOSED. To be notified when the next cycle opens, please submit your contact information to


The Community Foundation for Mississippi holds a number of scholarship funds. Descriptions are available at Scholarship Awards.