All Funds

Donor Advised Funds

Offers great flexibility and allows donors to play an ongoing role by recommending grants to chartable projects or organizations.

  • Tommye Williamson Alfonso Fund
  • Adalius Thomas Donor Advised Fund
  • The Bacot Foundation Fund
  • Carl M. Crawford Fund
  • Gay Graves Pass Through Fund
  • Hannah H. Hartfield Fund
  • Hancock County Charitable Assistance Fund
  • Jerry and Cindy Levens Pass-Through Fund
  • Knight Foundation Fund
  • B & Dixie Knight Fund
  • Mona and Shane Loper Family Charitable Fund
  • Mueller Family Foundation Fund
  • Ocean Springs Education Foundation Endowment
  • Pass Christian Rebuild Fund
  • Pelican Fund
  • Rotary Club of Biloxi Fund
  • Rockin’ the Coast Fund
  • James F. and Linda C. Watts


Designated Funds

Supports a specific charitable organization, program or event for a set period-of-time or into perpetuity, depending on the donor’s preference and level of investment.

  • Boys & Girls Club of the Gulf Coast
  • BP Settlement Fund
  • Bay St. Louis Rotary Community Hall
  • Biloxi First Fund
  • Coast Episcopal Tuition Fund
  • Coming Home Collaborative Auxiliary Reserve Fund
  • EBCC Community Challenge Education Fund
  • Fund for Gulf Communities/Rockefeller
  • Friends of Hiller Park Fund
  • Five Year Forward Event
  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation Endowment
  • Governor’s Cup of Mississippi
  • Gulf Coast Wind Symphony Fund
  • Gulfport Family Events Committee Fund “Cinema by the Shore”
  • Hancock County Chamber of Commerce
  • Knight Non-profit Center Charitable Fund
  • Marsha Barbour Center Fund
  • MS Gulf Coast Youth Health Coalition Fund
  • Coastwide Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • MS Gulf Coast Senior Prom Committee
  • MS Gulf Coast YMCA (Wyman Fund)
  • One Coast Neshoba Fair Committee
  • O’Keefe Charitable Lead Annuity Trust Fund
  • Our Mother of Sorrows Church Endowment Fund
  • Promenade Mural Restoration Fund
  • Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Fund
  • Shaw University Endowment Fund
  • Alphonsus School Tuition Fund
  • James Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Patrick Catholic High School
  • Success Women’s Conference Fund
  • Dr, Philip Terrell Excellence in Education Endowment
  • Walter Anderson Museum Endowment
  • WAVE’s Biloxi Bay Bridge Fund


Agency Funds

Allows a non-profit organization to use the Foundation as its fiscal agent, protects its endowed monies for future needs, ensures a consistent form of annual income, allows additional investment opportunities, and fulfills its mission into perpetuity.

  • East Biloxi Community Collaborative
  • Gulf Coast Education Initiative
  • Gulf Coast Education Initiative Hardin Challenge
  • Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra
  • Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra Conductors Fund
  • Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra Sheet Music Endowed
  • Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
  • United Way of South MS Operating Endowment Fund


Field of Interest Funds

Supports specific areas of interests as determined by the donor (for example, child advocacy, animal welfare, education, health and wellness.) This type of fund allows for flexibility to respond to changing community needs.

  • Roy and Louise Anderson Endowment Fund
  • Celebrate the Gulf
  • Anthony Dartez Endowment Fund
  • Eileen S. and Earl Whittemore, Jr. Fund
  • Isiah Fredericks Education Endowment Fund
  • Gulf Coast Association of Realtors
  • Gulf Coast Tourism Fund
  • Gulfport Excellence Fund
  • Governor’s Public Policy Event Fund
  • Gulfport Restoration Project Owen Palmer (2nd Street Park)
  • Law Enforcement Appreciation Fund
  • MS Disaster Relief Fund
  • Rebuild Bay St. Louis Fund
  • Pat Santucci Education Fund
  • Leo W. Seal Teacher Recognition Award
  • United Way of South MS Community Disaster Reserve Fund
  • Jack A. & Gertrude W. Wilson Animal Welfare Fund
  • Gertrude W. Wilson Charitable Remainder Unitrust



Employee Assistance Funds

Allows companies or groups of employees to set up a charitable fund to assist employees during time of disaster or financial hardships. Anyone can donate to an employee assistance fund, including employees helping employees and vendors that want to make a contribution.

  • Merit Health Biloxi Employee Assistance Fund
  • Hancock Whitney Associate Assistance Fund



Scholarship Funds

Provides financial assistance for students at any educational level of program of study.

  • Ashley Hopkins Memorial Scholarship
  • Boys & Girls Club the Gulf Coast Scholarship
  • Blue Caillavet Athletic Scholarship
  • Career Women’s Club Scholarship Fund (Gayfers)
  • Dorothy M. Eaton Scholarship for Performing Arts
  • James S. Eaton Scholarship
  • Explosion of Excellence
  • Hollie Gonsoulin Memorial Scholarship
  • Gulfport Gridiron Club Education Fund
  • Leo W. Seal, Jr. Scholarship Fund
  • Jeremiah J. & Annette S. O’Keefe Scholarship Fund
  • Ross Langston Scholarship Fund
  • Jeremiah J. & Annette S. O’Keefe Scholarship Fund
  • Ross Langston Scholarship Fund
  • Mary & Gene Levens Scholarship Fund
  • Harold & Mary Perlman Scholarship Fund
  • Kevin L. Rayburn Memorial Fund
  • Lawrence & Lucimarian/Roberts Helpline Fund
  • Rotary Club of Biloxi Scholarship
  • Rotary Club of Gulfport Endowment Fund
  • Sara “Penny” Cobb Scholarship
  • Stewart Sneed Hewes Fund
  • Tougaloo College Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Jack A. Wilson Engineering Scholarship Fund
Unrestricted Funds

Allows the Community Foundation Board of Directors to make grants to respond to the ever-changing needs of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

  • Community Impact Fund
  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation Operating Endowment
  • Raymond Brown Good Works Fund
  • Ruthie and Rodger Wilder Fund
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