MISSISSIPPI BAR FOUNDATION INC



FOUNDATION PROFILE


The foundation was granted charitable status in August, 1964 and is located in Jackson, Mississippi.

Serving the public by promoting excellence in the profession of law and the system of justice; facilitate public goodwill in the justice system. This foundation provides funds which will increase access to legal services, as well as to assist lawyers in financial need.

In their most recent reporting year ending Jul. 2018, the foundation reported assets of $5,602,342 (ledger value) and income of $744,319.

Further details for this foundation are as follows:

  • Employer Identification Number (EIN) 646029087.
  • Ranked 58 in the FoundationSearch Top Foundations by Assets for the state of Mississippi.


CONTACT INFORMATION


The foundation can be contacted at the following address:

MISSISSIPPI BAR FOUNDATION INC
PO BOX 2168
Jackson, Mississippi 39225-2168

Tel:  (601) 948-4471
Fax:  (601) 510-9264
Website: http://msbar.org/programs-affiliates/ms-bar-foundationiolta.aspx



FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES


The foundation has identified the following as its official purpose and/or activities: other school related activities; gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations; gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships).
Its NTEE Code is B990, and its NTEE description is Education (N.E.C.).
Grants are available for the following:
  • Scholarships

  • Funds


FUNDING INTERESTS


The foundation provides funding in the following areas:
  • Education

  • Legal Services

  • Community Development

Detailed information about the foundation's funding interests is available online.



APPLICATION GUIDELINES


Support is provided geographically as follows: Nationally (Mississippi)

To view the foundationís support limitations, click here.

Detailed information about the foundation's application guidelines is available online.



DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS


CARTER O BISE, TRUSTEE 
DAVID W HOUSTON III, TRUSTEE 
DEANNE MOSLEY, SECRETARY TR 
DENISE OWENS, TRUSTEE 
E BARRY BRIDGFORTH, TRUSTEE 
FELICIA DUNN BURKES, TRUSTEE 
J RICHARD BARRY, PRESIDENT EL 
JANE VIRDEN, TRUSTEE 
JENNY TYLER BAKER, TRUSTEE 
KARL R STEINBERGER, PRESIDENT EL 
LINDA R ANDERSON, TRUSTEE 
P GEE OGLETREE JR, TRUSTEE 
SAM H BUCHANAN, TRUSTEE 
THOMAS B ALEXANDER, TRUSTEE 
THOMAS Y PAGE, PRESIDENT 
W BRIGGS HOPSON III, TRUSTEE 
W THOMAS SILER, TRUSTEE 
WILLIAM L MCDONOUGH JR, TRUSTEE 
WILLIAM T MAY, TRUSTEE 

For a detailed review of the foundation's funding history as well as a list of the foundation's directors, officers and trustees, click here or on the link below.



GRANTING ANALYSIS


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GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF GRANTS


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FUNDING HISTORY






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Profile information updated: July, 2018
Form 990PF updated: November, 2019