Education : Adult Education Programs and ServicesCN Advisory: Moderate Concern
PO BOX 12347 JACKSON, MS 39236
On February 7, 2020, WLBT reported that Mississippi Community Education Center was, or may continue to be, a subject of a material diversion of assets in an article titled, "Documents: Tens of millions in taxpayer dollars flowed into nonprofit at center of state’s largest embezzlement scheme." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see the WLBT article.
On February 21, 2020, The Jackson Free Press published an article titled, "Five Plead Not Guilty in Welfare Fraud Case in Mississippi." For more information, please see The Jackson Free Press article.
On May 5, 2020, The New York Post published an article titled, "Brett Favre’s $1 million no-show speeches linked to embezzlement scheme." For more information, please see The New York Post article.
This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.
|Name in IRS Master File||MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER|
|NTEE Classification||Alumni Associations|
|NTEE Type||Educational Institutions and Related Activities|
|Subsection||501(c)(3) (View the list of codes)|
|Activities||(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
|Deductibility||Contributions are deductible|
|Group Name||[Not Applicable]|
|Ruling Date||July, 1993|
|Filing Requirement||990 (all other) or 990EZ return|
|Fiscal Year End||June|
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