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 [...]
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, [...]
Just another example of how the Community Foundation is “leaving its mark” in South Mississippi…..funding important feeding programs, food pantries, and emergency grocery or utility assistance through groups like: Feed My Sheep, Our Daily Bread, Salvation Army, Manna Ministries, Hope Haven, Christian Care Ministries, Beauvoir United Methodist Food Pantry, & [...]
When you support the Community Foundation, you are supporting programs like the Bethel Free Health Clinic and St. Vincent De Paul Pharmacy. Thanks to a large gift from an anonymous donor in the wake of the BP oil spill, the Community Foundation distributed over $3.6 million to 29 important area [...]
When you give to the Community Foundation, you are helping groups like the Humane Society of South Mississippi, our featured organization of the week. Thanks to a generous $445,000 grant from the Jack A. & Gertrude W. Wilson Animal Welfare Fund, they have been able to help save over [...]
Just another example of how the Community Foundation is “Leaving Our Mark” in South Mississippi…by supporting activities for seniors and ensuring they have community gathering places and safe affordable housing.
When you give to the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, you are helping groups like CASA, our featured organization of the week. CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates for Kids, have been leaving their mark in South Mississippi by providing trained, caring volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and [...]
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation provided a grant to the Memorial Hospital Foundation to establish a regional center for breastfeeding education and assistance. The project was supported through the Mississippi Hurricane Recovery Fund, one of the many funds that Gulf Coast Community Foundation administers. Through this grant, Memorial Hospital was [...]
“Philanthropy and volunteerism as habits of the heart that should be learned early and practiced often.” Since our formation in 1989, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Foundation has been leaving our mark on the lives of area residents by funding much-needed programs that improve the quality of life of all [...]
The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is proud to partner with local artist and visionary, Gretchen David, on the “Leave Your Mark” campaign and creation of our first “Mural of Generosity,” visually depicting the work we have done in South Mississippi.