Community Foundation Networks

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CREATE Foundation
213 West Main Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
Mike Clayborne, President

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
Rodger Wilder, President

Direct:  Hancock, Harrison, Jackson

Population Directly Served:  391,266

Indirect:  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
Executive Director position vacant

Direct:  Forrest, Lamar, Jones, Marion, Perry, Jefferson Davis,

Population Directly Served:  273,296

Indirect:  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

Direct:  Washington

Population Directly Served:  47,231

Indirect:  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

Direct:  Lauderdale

Population Directly Served:  77,755

Indirect:  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
Jane C. Alexander, President and CEO

Direct:  Hinds, Madison, Rankin

Population Directly Served:  496,571

Indirect: 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
Tom Pittman, President and CEO

Direct: DeSoto, Marshall, Tunica, Tate, Panola, Coahoma, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Bolivar, Sunflower, Leflore

Population Directly Served:  418,563

Indirect: Yalobusha, Grenada, Carroll

Founded:  2002

Assets:  $ 15.62 million (FY2015)

Grants Paid:  $ $1.56 million (FY2015)