Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Foundation

Jackson, MS   |  WWW.FOUNDATIONMWFP.COM

Mission

TO PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS OF GAME AND FISH CONSERVATION, EDUCATE THE PUBLIC REGARDING THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES, AND ENCOURAGE THE PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE AND FISH HABITAT THROUGH VARIOUS PROGRAMS AND BY PROVIDING SUPPLEMENTAL FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES, AND PARKS. ADDITIONAL PROJECTS MAY INCLUDE ANY OF THOSE WHICH WOULD SERVE TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. THE MISSION STATEMENT CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOUNDATION'S WEBSITE.

Ruling year info

2003

Principal Officer

DONALD C BRAZIL

Main address

PO Box 14194

Jackson, MS 39236

EIN

52-2377622

NTEE code info

Wildlife Preservation/Protection (D30)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES - CONSISTS OF MULTIPLE PROGRAMS WHICH HAVE BEEN DESIGNED AND IMPLEMENTED IN ORDER TO FURTHER THE ORGANIZATION'S MISSION. FOLLOWING ARE SOME OF THE ORGANIZATION'S CURRENT PROGRAMS: (1)"BLACK BEAR PROJECT" WHICH FUNDS THE PURCHASE OF RADIO TELEMETRY EQUIPMENT AND FLY-OVER AIR TIME IN ORDER TO TRACK THE MOVEMENT AND POPULATION OF BLACK BEARS; (2)PURCHASE OF SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT TO DETECT AND APPREHEND PERSONS INVOLVED IN ILLEGAL WILDLIFE ACTIVITY; (3)FISHING RODEOS FOR YOUTH,THE ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS; (4)SPONSORSHIP OF A "RANGE PARTNERS" PROGRAM DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE NEWCOMERS TO SHOOTING AND FIREARM SAFETY USING PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS; (5)PROVIDING FUNDS TO STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS FOR WATERFOWL PROPERTY ENHANCEMENTS CONSISTING OF CULVERTS, LEVEES AND WATER DIVERSION; (6)MONITORING OF THE RED CREEK CONSERVATION EASEMENT; (7)PUBLICATION OF THE "MISSISSIPPI OUTDOORS" MAGAZINE; (8)ASSISTANCE TO LANDOWNERS WITH "BURN" PROGRAMS FOR LONGLEAF PINE RESTORATION.

Expenses
$166,805
Revenue
$63,391

MISSISSIPPI ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS - THIS PROGRAM BRINGS THE SPORT OF ARCHERY TO OVER 350 PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND ACCEPTS CHILDREN AGE 12 AND ABOVE FOR PARTICIPATION. IT IS NOW LISTED AS A SPORT BY THE MISSISSIPPI HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION, WHICH OVERSEES THE SPORTS AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN WHICH 35,000 MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL STUDENTS PARTICIPATE.

Expenses
$33,253
Revenue
$101,495

MISSISSIPPI OUTDOORS RADIO - THIS WEEKLY RADIO PROGRAM FURTHERS THE MISSION OF THE ORGANIZATION BY BROADCASTING NEWS AND UPDATES RELATING TO ONGOING ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS OF THE BUREAUS OPERATED BY THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISHERIES AND PARKS. THE "MISSISSIPPI OUTDOORS" PROGRAM AIRS ON MULTIPLE STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI.

Expenses
$35,100
Revenue
$0

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