Posts Tagged ‘non-profit organizations’

Deadline nearing for SBA disaster recovery loans

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds private non-profit organizations (PNPs) in Mississippi that Jan. 30 is the deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications. The loans are available from the SBA because of the severe storms, tornadoes, high winds and flooding that occurred on April 15–28, 2011. Eligible non-critical PNPs located […] [...]

MCHS to build group home, training facility

HARRISON COUNTY — Gov. Haley Barbour has awarded Mississippi Children’s Home Services (MCHS) a $3-million grant to develop a Long Term Workforce Housing Program as part of a Katrina Community Development Block Grant secured byBarbour shortly after Hurricane Katrina. This grant will support the building of a new Gulf Coast group home and vocation training […] [...]

Disaster loan deadline nears

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding eligible private non-profit organizations (PNPs) of the Feb. 12 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for economic injury caused by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that occurred from March 25-28, 2009. PNP) located in the counties of Amite, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Lincoln, […] [...]

Bynum meets with President Obama

JACKSON — Bill Bynum, CEO of ECD/HOPE (Enterprise Corporation of the Delta/Hope Community Credit Union), recently participated in a meeting with President Barak Obama to identify innovative ways to boost lending to small businesses and move the economy forward. Bynum joined a select group of 12 leaders from other community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and […] [...]

School becomes foundation partner

by Published: December 18,2009

Tags: education, non-profit organizations

JACKSON — The Community Foundation of Greater Jackson recently welcomed its newest nonprofit partner, Magnolia Speech School, as it opened an endowment fund at the Foundation. Director of the school Ann Sullivan said, “We are excited about working with the Community Foundation to grow our endowment. With this fund, we will ensure that Magnolia Speech […] [...]

Entergy gives more to organizations

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Entergy Charitable Foundation has awarded final round grants for this year. The awards boost Entergy’s total grants year-to-date to more than $1.4 million in Mississippi. The latest grant recipients are the Mississippi Delta TeachUp! pilot program, Voice of Calvary Ministries’ Pathway to Prosperity and Southwest Mississippi Community College. The Entergy Charitable […] [...]

Eaton makes donation to Habitat

JACKSON — Eaton’s Aerospace facility in Jackson has made a donation of $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity/Metro Jackson. Eaton’s Jackson plant manager Brian Edwards said, “On behalf of the 500 employees of Eaton’s facility in Jackson, we are pleased to support Habitat for Humanity/Metro Jackson because of the outstanding work this organization is doing to […] [...]

Junior Achievement closing the doors

by Published: November 20,2009

Tags: education, non-profit organizations

JACKSON — The recession has claimed one of Mississippi’s most respected charities. After nearly a half-century of bringing work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy programs to the state’s school children, Junior Achievement of Mississippi Inc. is shutting the doors. “This decision is not one with which anyone associated with Junior Achievement of Mississippi was happy […] [...]

Junior Achievement struggling to stay open

by Published: October 29,2009

Tags: education, non-profit organizations

JACKSON — Junior Achievement of Mississippi Inc. (JA) is in need of a "transformation gift" of around six or seven figures from people who believe in economic education in order to stay open, said Scherry Gilliland, organization president and CEO. "The board is currently wrestling with the decision of being able to continue working with […] [...]

GranthamPoole forms new team

by Published: August 4,2009

Tags: accounting, non-profit organizations

JACKSON — The CPA firm GranthamPoole has created a specialized team of financial advisors to serve the accounting needs of not-for-profit organizations, including governmental entities, 501(c)3 charities and school districts. The Non-Profit Team consists of eight tax professionals with a combined 90 years of professional experience working with a wide range of non-profit entities. Led […] [...]

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