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Welcome to the Community Foundation of East Mississippi


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It's now easier than ever for you to support your community and the causes you care about. You may contribute online to your fund or any of our community funds safely and securely using your JustGive.org. Simply click DONATE NOW to the left of the page 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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If you have any questions, please call us at 601-696-3035 or e-mail office@cfem.org

The Community Foundation of East Mississippi's auditor is Watkins, Ward & Stafford, PLCC. The complete Financial Statements and Supplementary information with accompanying footnotes, as well as Form 990, are available for inspection at the Community Foundation office.

 


Our Mission

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.


Our Goals

  •  To serve as a leader, catalyst, and resource for philanthropy in East Mississippi.
  • To provide annual disbursements and grants to nonprofit agencies that support Arts and Culture, Community Development, Education and Youth, Health and Social Services, and Special Initiatives.
  • To provide flexible and cost-effective ways for civic-minded individuals, families, and businesses to contribute to their community now and forever.

 

Our Service Area

Our primary service area consists of five counties in East Mississippi, including Clarke, Kemper, Lauderdale, Neshoba and Newton counties.