Banks Partner to Award $32K to Mississippi Delta Area Financial Literacy Program

10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15, Jackson State University, E-City Center Building, 1400 J.R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss.--()--Trustmark National Bank, State Bank and Trust and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $32,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Mississippi Community Financial Access Coalition (MCFAC) to help the organization continue to provide financial literacy programs to Delta-area individuals and families.

Local dignitaries and bank representatives will attend a check presentation at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the E-City Center Building at Jackson State University at 1400 J.R. Lynch Street in Jackson, Mississippi. The media is encouraged to attend.

MCFAC will use the funds for organizational capacity building, hiring grant-writing consultants and market research studies.

The structure of the PGP allows FHLB Dallas member institutions like Trustmark National Bank and State Bank and Trust to make a contribution of $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization (CBO), which FHLB Dallas will match at a 3:1 ratio.

For more information about the PGP, visit



Check Presentation


10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018


Stephen Gavin, Office of U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson, MS-District 2

Chip Reynolds, District Director, U.S. Representative Gregg Harper, MS-District 3

Steffani Jenkins, First Vice President, Director of Community Development, Trustmark National Bank

Gloria Jean Gross, Vice President, Community Development Coordinator, Trustmark National Bank and MCFAC President

Lauren Wilson, Community Development Officer, CRA Specialist, State Bank and Trust

Rieko Wells, Vice President Community Development Manager, State Bank and Trust

Clifton Williams, Community Development Officer, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company and MCFAC Vice President

William Brown, Financial Education Coordinator, MCFAC

Latah Holloway, Program Director, MCFAC

Denise Schmitt, Assistant Vice President, Community Investment Operations Manager, FHLB Dallas



Jackson State University
E-City Center Building
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39217


Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
Corporate Communications, 214-441-8445

Release Summary

Trustmark National Bank, State Bank & Trust and FHLB Dallas will award $32K in grant funds to benefit Mississippi Delta area financial literacy program.


Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
Corporate Communications, 214-441-8445