Total Assets: $26,337,066
Total Giving: $5,513,801
The following grants were reported in 2007:
$289,000 to Poplarville Special Municipal Separate School District, Poplarville, MS, payable over 1 year.
$264,000 to YMCA of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Ocean Springs, MS.
$122,053 to Child Abuse Education Council of Pearl River County, Picayune, MS.
$100,000 to Southern Mutual Help Association, New Iberia, LA, payable over 1 year.
$96,300 to New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Natchez, MS.
$75,000 to Coastal Family Health Center, Biloxi, MS.
$56,155 to Arkansas Community Foundation, Little Rock, AR, payable over 1 year.
$54,200 to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Foundation, Perkinston, MS.
$50,000 to Gulf Coast Fair Housing Center, Gulfport, MS.
$33,619 to Jackson County Community Services Coalition, Gautier, MS.
Giving limited to AR, LA, and MS.
The foundation invests in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Priority areas include health and wellness, education, wealth building, and community development.
Type of Grantmaker: Community foundation
Established in 1989 in MS.
Phone: (601) 355-8167
Email: [email protected]
134 E. Amite St.
Jackson, MS 39201-2101
Visit foundation Web site for application information. Application form required. Initial approach: Contact program staff
Copies of proposal: 1
Board meeting date(s): Feb., May, and Nov.
Officers and Directors:
Diana Lewis, Chairperson
Charles Victor McTeer, Vice-Chairperson
Ivye L. Allen, President
Gladys Whitney, Secretary
William J. Bynum, Treasurer
Ted Kendall, III, Director Emeritus
Don Munro, Director Emeritus
Hon. William Winter, Director Emeritus
Paul E. Davis
Curt L. Hebert, Jr.
Beverly Wade Hogan
Hon. Robert Jackson
Patrick C. Moore
Leonard C. Wyatt, Jr.