Becoming a member of the Mitchell Boys & Girls Clubs Endowment family offers an easy way for you to accomplish your charitable dreams. As our partner in giving, you receive the simplicity and tax advantages of a public charity combined with the personal recognition, involvement and flexibility of a private foundation. You also gain access to the highest level of strategic thinking on ways to meet community challenges to help make your contributions as effective as possible. Because we plan to serve this community for a long time, you can be assured that there will be a permanent source of funds available for issues you care about.
It's now easier than ever for you to support your community and the causes you care about. You may contribute online to the Mitchell Boys & Girls Clubs Endowment funds safely and securely using JustGive.org. Simply click DONATE NOW for a safe and secure contribution to the Community Foundation of East Mississippi. Remember, you can designate your contribution to a specific FUND or make a general contribution to the Foundation to ensure we are here to stay for many years to come.
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The Community Foundation of East Mississippi's auditors are Watkins, Ward & Stafford, PLCC. The complete Financial Statements and Supplementary information with complementary footnotes, as well as Form 990, are available for inspection at the Community Foundation office.
The Community Foundation of East Mississippi is a public charity dedicated to maintaining, improving and enriching the quality of life in East Mississippi by supporting worthy causes, providing philanthropic services, and encouraging and providing leadership in response to changing community needs. We are a catalyst for charitable giving where civic-minded individuals, families, and businesses can meet their philanthropic goals. The Foundation meets this mission by developing and managing a comprehensive base of funds -- an expanding pool of charitable dollars, permanently committed to meeting the needs of the people of East Mississippi.
Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
In 2000, the Mississippi Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs was established to enable Boys & Girls Club organizations from across Mississippi to maximize on state funding opportunities and to enhance after school programs being offered to youth in Mississippi.
The mission of United Way is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the community. United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for all. Our focus is on education, income and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life and a strong community.
The Riley Foundation’s focus is Meridian and Lauderdale County, Mississippi. As one of the largest foundations in Mississippi, it has been called an "ultra philanthropic" organization by The Clarion-Ledger newspaper and "Meridian's Guardian Angel" by Meridian native, actress Sela Ward. The Riley Foundation improves and enhances the quality of life for the people of Meridian and Lauderdale County.
Lauderdale County Schools is committed to meeting the needs of all the students we serve, as we prepare them to be productive, contributing members of our community. In this pursuit, we know that students must have a passion or a desire for something – whether it’s academics, sports, or the arts. This passion is the driving force that gives them one reason to come to school, and thus, they are more likely to experience success.
The Community Foundation of East Mississippi is a public charity dedicated to maintaining, improving and enriching the quality of life in East Mississippi by supporting worthy causes, providing philanthropic services, and encouraging and providing leadership in response to changing community needs.
"It is our obligation and responsibility as directors and staff of the Phil Hardin Foundation to carry on the legacy of Mr. Hardin’s entrepreneurial spirit and philanthropy as a work-in-progress to benefit succeeding generations of Mississippians and Mississippi communities."
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