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The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation was established in 1975, for the sole purpose of fostering the mission and goals of NWCC. In 1978, the Foundation was directed by the NWCC Board of Trustees to serve as “the official recipient of all restricted and unrestricted gifts to the college.”  It is the mission of the NWCC Foundation to actively solicit funds from such constituent groups as alumni, business and industry, civic organizations, and any interested individuals; to manage these funds responsibly and effectively; and to distribute these funds in a manner that will enhance the vision of NWCC.  The vision of NWCC is to transform our students’ lives, enrich our communities, and strive for excellence in our educational programs and services.

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to the Foundation are deductible to the extent permitted by law.

HOW TO TAKE PART:

Donations

Mail a check to the NWCC Foundation Office, 4975 Hwy 51 N. Senatobia, MS  38668.
– Leave a comment in the comment box to advise where donation should be deposited.
The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation is holding its inaugural Rangers Giving Day on Homecoming Day, October 10. Rangers are uniting near and far to raise money on this specific day! We are calling on all Rangers, Ranger alumni, and Ranger friends to join together and be a part of the team making a difference in the lives of students. Your support can go toward scholarships, programs, or any fund of your choice. No amount is too small!

We chose Homecoming Day as our Day of Giving as it is a time when all are proud to be a part of the Northwest Family. Many alumni return to honor fellow Rangers, faculty and staff boast their pride, and many friends of the college come to campus to support Northwest. It just felt right to deem this momentous day as Rangers Giving Day. I hope you will answer the call and give on October 10!

How to give:
• Mail a check to the NWCC Foundation Office and earmark Rangers Giving Day
4975 Hwy 51 N. Senatobia, MS 38668
• Give online –click on the Donate Online button above.
• Look for drop-off locations around campus. More ways you can help:
Share social media posts
• Forward emails to your friends
• Talk it up!

Establish an Endowment: In order for a scholarship to be fully endowed, there is a minimum requirement of $10,000 in the endowment.  Please contact the Foundation Office for more information about endowing a scholarship.

Establish an Annual Scholarship:  An annual scholarship can be established with a minimum gift of  $1000 per year for at least five years.

Contribution to an existing Foundation Fund/Memorials/Honorariums:  A gift can be made to any Foundation fund, which could include a specific Scholarship Endowment Fund, a Scholarship Fund not yet endowed, Athletic Fund, Department Fund, Textbook Assistance Fund, or to a fund that is designated to use where most needed.  Gifts can be made to any fund in memory of or in honor of a friend or relative in lieu of floral tributes.

Bequests/Planned Giving:  You can choose to leave specific assets, a stated amount, or a certain percentage of your estate to the Foundation. Life insurance policies can also be a gift to the Foundation by listing NWCC Foundation as the beneficiary.

Sponsorships:  You may choose to sponsor events/programs hosted by the Foundation which include:  2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, Ranger Bluegrass Festival,  Baseball Field Improvements.

RESOURCES:

Bluegrass Festival
NorthwestNow Magazine
Alumni Page
Foundation Scholarship Application link
Link to Athletics
Link to old Rocketeers

The Foundation is governed by The NWCC Foundation Board of Directors.

Officers

Mr. Kevin Doddridge, Olive Branch, President
Mr. Sterling Withers, Tunica, Vice President
Dr. Michael J. Heindl, Senatobia, Secretary
Mr. Gary Kornegay, Batesville, Treasurer
Members elected to 3-year terms
Mr. Marty Allison, Sarah
Mr. Gary Anderson, Byhalia
Mr. Jim Beckett, Bruce
Mr. Mike L. Boren, Tunica
Mr. Barry Bouchillon, Southaven
Mr. Barry Bridgforth, Olive Branch
Mr. Perrin Caldwell, Jr., Batesville
Mr. Fred Carlisle, Holly Springs
Mr. Don Clanton, Senatobia
Judge Gerald W. Chatham, Sr., Hernando
Mrs. Gale Cushman, Senatobia
Mr. Drew DePriest, Olive Branch
Mrs. Patricia Dhority, Hernando
Mr. James Dunn, Tunica
Mr. Curtis Greer, Holly Springs
Mrs. Cindy Hale, Senatobia
Mr. Michael Herrington, Olive Branch
Mrs. Perrin Hunter, Eads, TN
Mr. Chuck Jackson, Senatobia
Dr. Stephen Joe, Olive Branch
Judge Jimmy McClure, Sardis
Mr. Harold Nichols, Olive Branch
Ms. Debbie Perkins, Senatobia
Dr. Patsy Sledge, Senatobia
Mrs. Dot Smith, Batesville
Mr. Tommy Woods, Byhalia
Ex-Officio Members
Dr. Michael J. Heindl, President, NWCC
Mr. Jerry Barrett, Member, Board of Trustees, NWCC
Mr. Jeff Horton, Vice President of Finance and Administration
Mrs. Julie Bauer, Director of Communications, NWCC
Ms. Patti Gordon, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, NWCC

 

Campus Location and Contacts

Mailing Address
NWCC Foundation, 4975 Hwy 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668

Physical Location
J.P. McCormick Administration Building, Senatobia Campus

Contact

Patti Gordon, Executive Director. Phone 662-560-1103.
Jenny Hurt, Advancement Specialist Phone 662-560-1105.
Stephanie Cook, Accounting Coord/Admin Asst., Phone 662-560-1112

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