The canvas of choice: 55 gallon barrels that will ultimately be used as trash receptacles on beaches and parks across Harrison County. This trash barrels will be serve as a colorful, visual reminder of how non-profit and community groups are making a difference in South Mississippi and also encourage people to keep our coast clean by properly disposing of trash.
Foundation celebrating 25th anniversary with beautification contest.
As the Gulf Coast Community Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary and embarks on its annual Friends of the Foundation campaign, we are sponsoring in a coastal beautification contest. Nonprofit and community groups, local businesses and artists will be challenged to create a visual representation of how they “Leave their Mark” in our community. The canvas of choice: 55 gallon barrels that will ultimately be used as trash receptacles on beaches and parks across Harrison County. These trash barrels will be serve as a colorful, visual […]
About $70,000 worth of scholarship money is up for grabs in South Mississippi, and the deadline for applications is quickly approaching.
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Sun Herald Article 10-30-2013 on one of the 187 homes restored through the Gulf Coast Community Foundation $15 million grant.
Up to ten (10) $2,000 grants will be awarded to outstanding educators who submit projects with an innovative approach to helping children learn.
2013 Scholarship Recipients
When you support the Community Foundation, you are supporting groups like Breast Cancer Crusaders. Established in 2003, this fund provides financial assistance for women who need mammograms and would otherwise be unable to afford this potentially life-saving screening. Help us continue this important work – DONATE TODAY! The Breast Cancer Crusaders hold an annual tennis tournament, the Pink Ribbon Classic, at Bayou Bluff Tennis Club in Gulfport, and the proceeds have been used to fund grants for mammography assistance programs at Memorial Hospital Foundation, Singing […]
Support of the arts – one more way, the Community Foundation is “leaving its mark” in South Mississippi. The Community Foundation manages several endowment funds that ensure the long-term sustainability of groups such as the Walter Anderson Museum of Art and the Gulf Coast Symphony. With secure funds in place, these important cultural groups can continue to offer events such as the Walter Anderson Museum’s summer camps for kids to community concerts by the Gulf Coast Symphony.