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Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi

Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Matter.

four stars

92.38

315 Losher Street Suite 100
Hernando, MS 38632
tel: (662) 449-5002   Web Site
EIN: 94-3421724

Board Leadership
Lillian Hilson
Chair

CEO
Keith Fulcher
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 that serves eleven Mississippi counties: Bolivar, Coahoma, DeSoto, Leflore, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate and Tunica. The Community Foundation assists donors by providing a create, cost-effective and tax-efficient way for people to invest in charitable causes they care about the most. We help create permanent charitable funds of everlasting impact, whether they focus on the local community or organizations across the Unites States. The Community Foundation also assists nonprofit organizations and charitable causes that make a difference in people's lives.

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 that serves eleven Mississippi counties: Bolivar, Coahoma, DeSoto, Leflore, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate and Tunica. The Community Foundation assists donors by providing a create, cost-effective and tax-efficient way for people to invest in charitable causes they care about the most. We help create permanent charitable funds of everlasting impact, whether they focus on the local community or organizations across the Unites States. The Community Foundation also assists nonprofit organizations and charitable causes that make a difference in people's lives.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
94.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.94
  Program Expenses Growth 15.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (MS) 92.38 four stars
Community Foundation of Greater Flint (MI) 94.71 four stars
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 89.45 three stars
Adams County Community Foundation (PA) 96.13 four stars
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina (NC) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,048,800
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,048,800
   Program Service Revenue $328,813
Total Primary Revenue $4,377,613
   Other Revenue $-1,080,433
TOTAL REVENUE $3,297,180
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,757,306
   Administrative Expenses $97,181
   Fundraising Expenses $94,097
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,948,584
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-651,404
   
Net Assets $15,621,288

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grants to Charitable Organizations $2,487,605 66.2%
Children's Health Initiatives $680,677 18.1%
African American History Education $589,024 15.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 92.38 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-3421724
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI INC
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,849 3.38% Tom Pittman President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (MS) 92.38 four stars
New York Community Trust (NY) 90.13 four stars
Aspen Community Foundation (CO) 87.78 three stars
California Community Foundation (CA) 95.47 four stars
The Dayton Foundation (OH) 87.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi
315 Losher Street
Suite 100
Hernando, MS 38632
tel: (662) 449-5002
fax: (662) 449-5006
EIN: 94-3421724

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Board Leadership

Lillian Hilson
Chair

CEO

Keith Fulcher
President, CEO

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