Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Foundation for the Mid South

Three states, one community, one vision

four stars

90.11

134 East Amite Street Jackson, MS 39201
tel: (601) 355-8167   Web Site
EIN: 72-1151070

Board Leadership
C. Chad Causey
Chair

CEO
Ivye L. Allen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.11 four stars
  Financial 86.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Created in 1990, the Foundation for the Mid South (FMS) is a regional development foundation serving Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. We seek to strengthen the capacities and resources of institutions and communities to improve the quality of life for all Mid Southerners. The FMS invests in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. FMS is in the business of creating long-term sustainable change in the Mid South. To ensure success in all aspects of our work, FMS emphasizes the importance of: community engagement, inclusion, community philanthropy, partnerships, leadership and public policy improvement.

Created in 1990, the Foundation for the Mid South (FMS) is a regional development foundation serving Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. We seek to strengthen the capacities and resources of institutions and communities to improve the quality of life for all Mid Southerners. The FMS invests in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. FMS is in the business of creating long-term sustainable change in the Mid South. To ensure success in all aspects of our work, FMS emphasizes the importance of: community engagement, inclusion, community philanthropy, partnerships, leadership and public policy improvement.

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Financial

three stars

86.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.20
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for the Mid South on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for the Mid South on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $916,571
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $916,571
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $916,571
   Other Revenue $267,773
TOTAL REVENUE $1,184,344
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,454,579
   Administrative Expenses $338,329
   Fundraising Expenses $8,100
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,801,008
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-616,664
   
Net Assets $13,827,703

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,692 10.36% Ivye L. Allen President

Mission

Created in 1990, the Foundation for the Mid South (FMS) is a regional development foundation serving Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. We seek to strengthen the capacities and resources of institutions and communities to improve the quality of life for all Mid Southerners. The FMS invests in people and strategies that build philanthropy and promote racial, social, and economic equity in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. FMS is in the business of creating long-term sustainable change in the Mid South. To ensure success in all aspects of our work, FMS emphasizes the importance of: community engagement, inclusion, community philanthropy, partnerships, leadership and public policy improvement.

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Charity Contact Info

Foundation for the Mid South
134 East Amite Street
Jackson, MS 39201
tel: (601) 355-8167
fax: (601) 355-6499
EIN: 72-1151070

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Board Leadership

C. Chad Causey
Chair

CEO

Ivye L. Allen
President