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Scholarship Opportunity: Anthony “Tony” Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship

The Anthony “Tony” Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship Fund will provide an annual scholarship based on both merit and need for a full-time junior or senior at a public university in Mississippi or at Southern University in Louisiana majoring in criminal justice, political science, social work, pre-law or counseling.

Scholarship Opportunity: Blake Coghlan Memorial Ag Scholarship

The Blake Coghlan Memorial Ag Scholarship Fund was created at the Community Foundation for Mississippi to encourage young people who share his passion for farming and agriculture. The scholarship provides financial assistance to a graduating high school senior from Yazoo County or Sharkey County intending to study Agriculture or Agriculture-related degree at a Mississippi 4-year or 2-year institution. The award is for a period of one academic year.

WellsFest CARES Fund Supports Musicians In Need

WellsFest, the annual music festival of Wells United Methodist Church, has been a long-time staple of the Jackson fall event scene. Now, a group has come together to give back to local musicians and create more programming to keep the spirit of WellsFest alive all year long through the WellsFest CARES Fund at the Community Foundation for Mississippi.

CFM: End of the Year Dates to Know

The end of the year will be here soon! The Community Foundation for Mississippi has several important dates for you to keep in mind as you think about year-end giving to ensure your financial contributions make an impact with nonprofits by December 31, 2023.

Job Opportunity: Fundraising Associate

The Development and Outreach Coordinator works closely with the President and CEO and other staff to implement a strategy to meet organizational goals for growth and success. This position is responsible for cultivating productive relationships with professional advisors, like financial planners, investment advisors, attorneys and accountants, and donor prospects across CFM’s 22-county service area.

LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi at the Community Foundation for Mississippi Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

The LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi at the Community Foundation for Mississippi announced 2023 annual funding commitments today totaling more than $131,000. The fund’s Grants Review Committee, chaired by Michael Martella, used information from the current Needs Assessment and from proposals submitted by applicants to make funding recommendations.

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.

Scholarship Opportunity: Anthony “Tony” Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship

The Anthony “Tony” Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship Fund will provide an annual scholarship based on both merit and need for a full-time junior or senior at a public university in Mississippi or at Southern University in Louisiana majoring in criminal justice, political science, social work, pre-law or counseling.

Scholarship Opportunity: Blake Coghlan Memorial Ag Scholarship

The Blake Coghlan Memorial Ag Scholarship Fund was created at the Community Foundation for Mississippi to encourage young people who share his passion for farming and agriculture. The scholarship provides financial assistance to a graduating high school senior from Yazoo County or Sharkey County intending to study Agriculture or Agriculture-related degree at a Mississippi 4-year or 2-year institution. The award is for a period of one academic year.

WellsFest CARES Fund Supports Musicians In Need

WellsFest, the annual music festival of Wells United Methodist Church, has been a long-time staple of the Jackson fall event scene. Now, a group has come together to give back to local musicians and create more programming to keep the spirit of WellsFest alive all year long through the WellsFest CARES Fund at the Community Foundation for Mississippi.

CFM: End of the Year Dates to Know

The end of the year will be here soon! The Community Foundation for Mississippi has several important dates for you to keep in mind as you think about year-end giving to ensure your financial contributions make an impact with nonprofits by December 31, 2023.

Job Opportunity: Fundraising Associate

The Development and Outreach Coordinator works closely with the President and CEO and other staff to implement a strategy to meet organizational goals for growth and success. This position is responsible for cultivating productive relationships with professional advisors, like financial planners, investment advisors, attorneys and accountants, and donor prospects across CFM’s 22-county service area.

LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi at the Community Foundation for Mississippi Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

The LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi at the Community Foundation for Mississippi announced 2023 annual funding commitments today totaling more than $131,000. The fund’s Grants Review Committee, chaired by Michael Martella, used information from the current Needs Assessment and from proposals submitted by applicants to make funding recommendations.

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.

Scholarship Opportunity: Anthony “Tony” Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship

The Anthony “Tony” Gobar Juvenile Justice Scholarship Fund will provide an annual scholarship based on both merit and need for a full-time junior or senior at a public university in Mississippi or at Southern University in Louisiana majoring in criminal justice, political science, social work, pre-law or counseling.

Scholarship Opportunity: Blake Coghlan Memorial Ag Scholarship

The Blake Coghlan Memorial Ag Scholarship Fund was created at the Community Foundation for Mississippi to encourage young people who share his passion for farming and agriculture. The scholarship provides financial assistance to a graduating high school senior from Yazoo County or Sharkey County intending to study Agriculture or Agriculture-related degree at a Mississippi 4-year or 2-year institution. The award is for a period of one academic year.

WellsFest CARES Fund Supports Musicians In Need

WellsFest, the annual music festival of Wells United Methodist Church, has been a long-time staple of the Jackson fall event scene. Now, a group has come together to give back to local musicians and create more programming to keep the spirit of WellsFest alive all year long through the WellsFest CARES Fund at the Community Foundation for Mississippi.

CFM: End of the Year Dates to Know

The end of the year will be here soon! The Community Foundation for Mississippi has several important dates for you to keep in mind as you think about year-end giving to ensure your financial contributions make an impact with nonprofits by December 31, 2023.

Job Opportunity: Fundraising Associate

The Development and Outreach Coordinator works closely with the President and CEO and other staff to implement a strategy to meet organizational goals for growth and success. This position is responsible for cultivating productive relationships with professional advisors, like financial planners, investment advisors, attorneys and accountants, and donor prospects across CFM’s 22-county service area.

LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi at the Community Foundation for Mississippi Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

The LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi at the Community Foundation for Mississippi announced 2023 annual funding commitments today totaling more than $131,000. The fund’s Grants Review Committee, chaired by Michael Martella, used information from the current Needs Assessment and from proposals submitted by applicants to make funding recommendations.

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.