The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is excited to announce that it has recently awarded $7,000 to Mississippi Gulf Coast entities for educational projects from the Anthony Dartez Endowment Fund and the Pat Santucci Education Fund. The Anthony Dartez Endowment Fund was established in April 1995. The fund provides grants for services including, but not limited to the training and educational needs of the physically and mentally challenged. Grants of $1,000 each were awarded to the Hancock County School District for its Literacy Center project at […]
The Stone County S.P.C.A received $15,000 yesterday to help fund the costs of enlarging the main building of the animal shelter. An 800 square foot building will be built to house cats. This will allow more animals to be housed in the shelter in Wiggins. The Stone County SPCA says every year since the shelter opened, the number of animals coming in has increased by 20 percent. Last year, the shelter took in 1,000 animals. The Jack A. & Gertrude W. Wilson Animal Welfare Fund […]
Humane Society of South Mississippi Receives $35,000 in Lifesaving Funds from Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Jack A. and Gertrude W. Wilson Animal Welfare Fund The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is honored to be the recipient of a $35,000 grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Jack A. and Gertrude W. Wilson Animal Welfare Fund. These grant monies complete funding HSSM has been working on acquiring for a new, large-scale truck and trailer to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of HSSM’s Love Train transport […]
Congratulations to Haley Herndon of Biloxi High School, Mackenzie Miller of D’Iberville High, Adrienne Hogue of Biloxi High School and Thoman Collins, Jr. of St. Patrick Catholic for receiving the Rotary Club of Biloxi’s 2013-2014 scholarships!
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Board of Directors recently approved grants totaling $4,500.
These grants will support an array of projects that provide training and educational opportunities for physically and mentally challenged individuals.
To award populations from predominately low income familes.
Awards programs that benefit children and neighborhoods.
Awards programs focusing on enhancing the educational, moral and spiritual development of children.