Greater Belhaven


Our Mission
The Greater Belhaven Neighborhood Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charged with long-range planning for the Greater Belhaven Neighborhood, which includes the historic Belhaven and Belhaven Heights neighborhoods. The Foundation focuses on historic preservation, economic restructuring, green space enhancement, and safety. Greater Belhaven is an official Mississippi Urban Neighborhood Main Street community. See “FAQ” at left for more information. We are at 954 E. Fortification St., Jackson, MS 39202.  Tel.: 601-352-8850  Fax: 601-352-8849

Operations and Governance

GBNF is governed by a board of directors. Six directors are appointed by each of Belhaven Improvement Association and Belhaven Heights Community Association, along with a maximum of 4 at-large members. Work is done through committees focusing on economic restructuring, promotions, operations and design. GBNF operates through the generous donation of our residents, merchants, friends and our major sponsor, Bapitst Health Systems. We accept tax-exempt donations of property and money.

GBNF Board of Directors and Officers

Steve Funderburg , Chair

Wilson Hood , Vice Chair

Brad Tisdale , Treasurer

Barbara Austin

Claire Barksdale

Bart Delashmet

Tara Ellis

Robb Farr

Susan Garrard

Diane Hogan

Wilson Hood

Ginnie Munford

Steven O'Neill

Rob Pearigen

Jeff Rickels

Jerry Shepherd

Mike Stevens

Robert Van Uden


Laurel Isbister , Executive Director

Casey Creasey, Special Projects Consultant

Greater Belhaven is an official Mississippi Urban Neighborhood Main Street Community.

Baptist Health Systems is a sponsor of the Greater Belhaven Neighborhood Foundation.

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