find information about the organizations that make fondren jackson’s hippest neighborhood!
fondren renaissance foundation
the fondren renaissance foundation was officially formed on march 1, 2002 when two previous neighborhood organizations, functioning in the fondren community as separate but partnering entities, agreed to merge their operations and unite for the betterment of the district. these previous organizations had served the fondren area since 1996. fondren renaissance foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is fully supported by contributions from fondren residents, businesses, corporate donors and other friends interested in the community. www.fondren.org
fondren association of businesses
fab was birthed out of support from the fondren renaissance foundation and area merchants during 2009. by fostering the importance of shopping locally to the greater jackson community, fondren claims a rightful place at the center of that local shopping experience. as home to one of the first shopping centers in the state, fondren stores continue to be locally owned and operated. www.fabfondren.com
broadmeadow neighborhood association
located at the “top of fondren”, the broadmeadow neighborhood consists of that part of fondren located north of meadowbrook road and south of northside drive, and is part of the post world war ii gi subdivision.www.topoffondren.com
cops: community oriented policing & government
cops is a national program created by the department of justice which was implemented in jackson fall of 2003. the precinct 4 cops meets once a month, every fourth thursday at 5:30pm at redeemer presbyterian church, 640 east northside drive.
mississippi main street association
mississippi main street association is a program of the national trust for historic preservation and the mississippi development authority. mississippi main street has 54 community programs in the state as well as two urban neighborhood programs in the capital city of jackson: belhaven and fondren. www.msmainstreet.com
ofna is dedicated to the neighborhood’s common goals of beautification, code enforcement, crime, and communication. ofna works collaboratively with the
fondren renaissance foundation, cops, security association of fondren and the city of jackson to move the fondren district positively forward ensuring growth and unity. www.ourfondren.com
security association of fondren is an independent organization founded solely for the purpose of providing the fondren neighborhood with a private security patrol service. sister simmons at 601-982-4313.
sofo is the neighborhood ladies auxiliary founded by a group of residents and now made up of women who live and work in fondren. each month, on the third monday, members gather for a social. other events include the annual easter egg hunt, spring party, holiday tree lighting and volunteering for neighborhood events.
woodland hills neighborhood association
the woodland hills subdivision is located east of old canton road and south of wood dale drive. this historic section of fondren was subdivided in the 1920′s and maintains its own covenants today.