Our  mission:  To provide the resources for today's learners and tomorrow's leaders to excel.

Hattiesburg Public School District Foundation

Grants to Faculty & Staff for 2018-19 School Year

The Foundation's 2018-2019 HPSD Faculty & Staff Grant Application package is now available.  Click the link below to download the complete application package, including instructions, important dates, and the application and approval forms.  The application is a Word document that can be completed by hand or on your computer.  Please note that while most grants are aimed at meeting faculty and classroom needs, grants are also available to administration and staff members for staff development purposes.

The application deadline is March 9, 2018.  Grant applicants will be notified of their awards in early June 2018 following the Foundation's Board of Directors meeting.​  We look forward to getting YOUR application!

​The Foundation is required to file a tax return with the U. S. Internal Revenue service each year.  A copy of the IRS Form 990-N for our fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, can be accessed by clicking the link above.  If you have questions concerning our reporting, please contact us at P. O. Box 1374, Hattiesburg, MS 39403-1374.



  • Grants to faculty and staff
  • Early childhood development and school readiness
  • Student scholarships
  • Arts and athletics
  • Administration and emerging needs

These funding priorities were determined by the Foundation's Board of Directors in October 2014 based primarily on feedback from the community survey conducted during the summer of 2014.  Click the link below to see the complete survey results report.

The Foundation is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions are tax- deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.