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Community Foundation Offers FREE Admission to Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art on August 29, 2015

On Saturday, August 29 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation will host FREE admission to the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art as part of the “Gulf Coast Community Foundation Day” gifts each month. “Hurricane Katrina left an incredible impact on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2005,” said Rodger Wilder, president of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. “Ten years later, our community has not only remained hopeful in times of trial, but risen to exceed all expectations of recovery. The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of […]



Community Foundation Opens Grants through October 30

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation has opened grant opportunities for eligible 501(c)(3) organizations through October 30. The following grants are available at www.mgccf.org/grant-opportunities: The Jack A. & Gertrude W. Wilson Animal Welfare Fund was established in 2001 to provide competitive grants for qualifying organizations classified as public charities under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code that deliver programs for or with animals. All grants from this fund are for the welfare of animals and all animals are to be included. The Isiah Fredricks Education […]



GCCF Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation has awarded $81,750 in scholarships to local students across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Dorothy M. Eaton Scholarship was awarded to Lauren Burns, Gulfport High School, in the amount of $1,000. The James Eaton Scholarship was awarded to Marguerite Marquez, Gulfport High School, in the amount of $1,000. The Mary & Gene Levens Scholarship was awarded to Hayden Rupert, Long Beach High School, in the amount of $1,000. The Rotary Club of Gulfport Scholarship Fund awarded four scholarships totaling $18,000. […]



Community Foundation Offers FREE Admission to Walter Anderson Museum of Art for 25th Celebration

On Thursdays, June 18 and June 25 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation will host FREE admission to the Walter Anderson Museum of Art as part of their 25th Anniversary Celebration community gifts. “Through our 25th Anniversary Celebration, we hope our monthly gifts will allow people the opportunity to enjoy some of our community treasures and spotlight organizations our donors have supported over the years,” said Rodger Wilder, president of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. “We are pleased to invite the […]



Community Foundation Celebrates 25th Anniversary in Hancock County

On Saturday, May 30, 2015, the Community Foundation will continue its year-long anniversary celebration by hosting “Gulf Coast Community Foundation Day” birthday gifts to the community. This month’s event will take place at INFINITY Space Center in Hancock County, located off Mississippi Exit 2 South.



Community Foundation Continues Its 25th Anniversary Celebration with a Free Pet Microchip & Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Community Foundation Continues Its 25th Anniversary Celebration with a Free Pet Microchip & Rabies Vaccination Clinic

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is pleased to announce the third in a series of community gifts to celebrate its 25 years of service in South Mississippi. On Saturday, April 25 from 10am-2pm, the Foundation is teaming up with the Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) to host a free pet microchip and Rabies vaccination clinic at Fazzio’s Home & Farm Center in Gulfport. “The Community Foundation, through the Wilson Animal Welfare Fund is pleased to continue its ongoing efforts to assist companion animals. This […]



Community Foundation Awards $7,000 in Education Grants

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 Celebration Continues!

The Celebration Continues!

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is pleased to announce the second in a series of community gifts to celebrate 25 years of service in South Mississippi. On March 23 from 3:30 to 5:00 PM, the Community Foundation will host a Birthday Bash at the Stone County Library in Wiggins to celebrate the Foundation’s 25 Years of service and the importance of libraries and literacy.



Gulf Coast Community Foundation Celebrates 25 Years

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Celebrates 25 Years

On February 21 from 9:00 AM to noon, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation will kick off its year-long celebration by hosting the first in a series of monthly “Gulf Coast Community Foundation Day” birthday gifts to the community. “We are pleased to commemorate 25 years of grant making across South Mississippi. Due to the support of dedicated donors, we have been able to provide over $66 million in local grant funding and scholarships,” said Rodger Wilder, president of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. “The Foundation […]



Stone County SPCA Receives $15,000 Grant

Stone County SPCA Receives $15,000 Grant

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 […]



 

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