CREATE Foundation is the regions premier philanthropic
resource regarding comprehensive charitable planning for individuals,
nonprofits, communities, and businesses. Working together with fund
donors, grant recipients, organizations and communities, the Foundation
is a powerful catalyst for building charitable resources for our region.|
Foundation is registered with the Internal Revenue Service and the
State of Mississippi. As such, all contributions are tax-deductible to
the extent allowed by law. CREATE Foundation is a member in good
standing of the Mississippi Center for Nonprofits, Council on
Foundations and Southeastern Council on Foundations. Copies of our
federal tax returns, tax ID number and registration with the Mississippi
Secretary of State are available as required by law upon request.
Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi
and staffed by CREATE since 1995, regional leaders join forces to
enhance the quality of life in our region. While building relationships
and capacity in communities, attention is focused on regional issues
that need creative, collaborative solutions.
Community Affiliates engage local citizens to build endowments, which
are raised locally and allocated locally, to address issues of concern
to individual communities.
Endowments for non-profit organizations
also manages various endowments, providing non-profit organizations
with a permanent pool of funds to support their directives. A generous
matching program, endowed by Mrs. McLean, allows CREATE to offer
challenge grants to boost the efforts of our Community and Organization
Unity of Purpose
Foundation unites professional advisors and their clients with the
charitable needs of our region. Financial advisors provide information
about CREATE and how it serves charitable giving needs. Clients gain
maximum tax advantages while helping Northeast Mississippi communities.