Our Mission

CREATE Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for the people of Northeast Mississippi (Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Lowndes, Marshall, Monroe, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union) through:

  • Building permanent community endowment assets
  • Encouraging philanthropy and managing charitable funds contributed by individuals, families, organizations, and corporations
  • Strengthening regional community development capacity
  • Providing leadership on key community issues
  • Impacting the region through gifts and targeted grant-making