The C.A.R.E. Community Foundation

The people of Corinth, Mississippi and Alcorn County have a long history of successful enterprise, even in the face of adversity. From its early days as a vital railroad junction, the people of Corinth and Alcorn County have stood out among Mississippians as some of her most resilient and creative citizens. The C.A.R.E. Community Foundation builds on that legacy of enterprise by providing the people of our region with educational and economic opportunities that benefit the entire community. We truly feel called to see Corinth-Alcorn Reach for Excellence…. Together!

The Leadership of C.A.R.E.

Sandy Williams

Founder and Chairman

Hull Davis

Advisory Board Member (since 1999)

Joe Vann

Advisory Board Member (since 1999)

Orma Smith

Advisory Board Member (Since 2013)

Clayton Stanley

Advisory Board Member (Since 2012)

Kenneth Williams

Advisory Board Member (Since 1999)

Mona Lisa Grady

Advisory Board Member (since 2017)

Lanny Griffith

Advisory Board Member (since 2017)

Tim Smith

Advisory Board Member (since 2017)

Our Mission

CARE’S mission is to prudently use its resources within the community to STIMULATE ACTIVITY that will ultimately lead to a better quality of life for its citizens.

In fulfilling its mission, CARE will:

  1. Work to enlarge its endowment pool
  2. Challenge existing organizations to reach greater heights in meeting community needs
  3. Provide seed-money for new initiatives
  4. On occasion, supplement the budgets of existing worthwhile agencies

Areas of Activity

  • Education Equipping teachers and empowering students to value education, making our schools stronger as a whole
  • Human Services Providing support to the people of our region by relieving poverty and offering opportunity for growth
  • Government Actively participating with the appointed leaders in our community to provide the best services and leadership possible
  • Economic Development Investing in the people and projects of our region and growing the economic opportunity for all
  • The Arts Funding the creative spirit of our region and helping the artists, musicians, and other gifted people have a venue and vehicle for expressing those gifts.