Press Releases

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Press Releases

February 2019

Welcome to The Community Development Foundation Media and Press Release page. If you are a member of the media, please contact us and ask to be placed on our Media Contact list.

Each Press Conference and Press Event will include a press packet with printed and digital media in it for your use. Below you will find a listing of recent press releases. Please select one for more information and a corresponding downloadable PDF of each announcement.

If you have any other questions about a press event, please contact Maddin Hutto at 662.842.4521, fax at 662.841.0693 or email her at

Ignite Leadership Conference


Tupelo, Miss. (Jan. 17, 2019)– A sold out crowd of over 700 community leaders from all over Mississippi and parts of Alabama and Tennessee, gathered at the Orchard today to attend the Community Development Foundation’s (CDF) one-day leadership summit, IGNITE.