Press Releases

Media Information

September 2021

Press Releases

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.

New logo, new brand identity


Community Development Foundation (CDF), the agency charged with providing chamber of commerce, economic development and planning and property management services for Tupelo/Lee County, Mississippi, is excited to announce the launching of a rebrand. The change comes after an almost two-year evaluation of how the CDF branding and materials could better reflect how CDF impacts the community.

Data processor and software company bringing 50 jobs to Lee County


Carmigo, a new software company, is locating its headquarters in Tupelo. The project will create 50 jobs. Carmigo is an online vehicle marketplace connecting individual sellers with dealers in a one-day auction. The company builds listings for individuals looking to sell a vehicle and then posts them in the marketplace where dealers compete with one another.