• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1968

Community Development Foundation (CDF)

The Community Development Foundation is the local Economic & Community Development organization for Tupelo/Lee County, Mississippi, and serves as the local Chamber of Commerce. The Community Development Foundation has a rich heritage in the Northeast Mississippi area and has been at the heart of economic and community growth in the Northeast Mississippi region for the past 60 years. CDF maintains a listing of available buildings and available sites in the Tupelo and Northeast Mississippi area. The Community Development Foundation is a membership-based organization governed by a member-elected Board of Directors. The Executive Committee is composed of the CDF Officers and 12 additional members of the Board. CDF's goals and objectives are accomplished through the efforts of members appointed to committees operating under one of CDF's three divisions: Community & Chamber Services Division, Economic Development Division and Planning Services Division. CDF's fiscal year runs from May 1 to April 30. The Community Development Foundation is set up to function as a cohesive team driven by a common goal:  More & Better Jobs for Tupelo & Lee County, Mississippi. SUPPORTING THE CDF PROGRAM OF WORK Diversify and strengthen their economic mix through business retention, expansion, and attraction Improve their human capital through workforce skills, and leadership training Improve their communications with existing businesses, local, state, and federal governments Foster small business and entrepreneur development Enhance the business climate and quality of life through planning, public policy, and strong partnerships  
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Staff at Community Development Foundation (CDF) have experience in


  • development
  • project support
  • economic policy
  • community
  • monitoring / evaluation


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  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience


Primary Funders

  • Other - Private Foundations / Corporations

Contract Awards

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Tupelo