Media Advisory: BankPlus and FHLB Dallas Award Nearly $40K to Five Nonprofits


 ***12:00 p.m. Monday, September 26, 912 Dalton Street, Jackson, MS 39203***

JACKSON, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Representatives from BankPlus and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $38,315 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to assist five local nonprofits. The funds will assist Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Mississippi Housing Partnership, Wounded Warriors of Mississippi, Lauderdale County Habitat for Humanity and Housing Education and Economic Development (HEED). Media is encouraged to attend a ceremonial check presentation at BankPlus on Monday, September 26.

Awarded annually through FHLB Dallas’ member institutions, PGP grants help promote and strengthen relationships between CBOs and members. Through this unique program, FHLB Dallas member institutions contribute $500 to $4,000 to a CBO—a 501(c)(3) nonprofit—which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio to provide the CBO up to $12,000 per member and $24,000 per year in grant money.

PGP grants help qualified nonprofit organizations fund a variety of operational and administrative activities that are critical to serving their communities. The media is welcome to attend this event.


Check presentation awards for multiple local nonprofits




12:00 p.m., Monday, September 26, 2022




David Johnson, Senior Vice President & Director of Community Development, BankPlus


Mark Ouellette, First Vice President & Director of Affordable Housing, BankPlus


Timothy Collins, Executive Director, Mississippi Housing Partnership


Cheryl Bruce, Founder & Director, Wounded Warriors of Mississippi


Shante Crockett, Executive Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship


Melanie Dill, Community and Economic Development Product Manager, FHLB Dallas






912 Dalton Street, Jackson, MS 39203



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