HCEF Principles

The Defining Elements of the Holmes County Education Foundation


Holmes County Education Foundation strengthens our community by helping Holmes County residents pursue further education opportunities.


To be the community leader in providing our residents with need-based financial aid to pursue further education opportunities that lead to achieving degree attainment.



We are accountable to internal and external stakeholders for the finances and operations of the organization, and, through prudent management of entrusted funds, we are committed to maintaining the high quality of our grant-making and services.


We respect our donors and carry out their wishes while maintaining the confidentiality of both the donors' and grant recipients' financial matters.


We are genuinely interested in bettering the lives of our students and our community.


We maintain an active concern for Holmes County residents, and within the Foundation's means we are committed to meeting their educational needs for their own and the County's long-term well-being.


We are committed to earning and maintaining the trust of the community by accurately reporting our activities and ensuring an open door policy.