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Welcome to the I.P. Hunt Foundation website.

I.P. Hunt Foundation (IPHF) is a 38 year old tax-exempt Community Development Entity (CDE) and Nonprofit Education Charitable Trust originally founded in Jackson, Hinds County Mississippi and now headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The purpose of IPHF is to build a better community by serving the needs and improving the quality of life for underprivileged and disadvantaged marginalized individuals in under-served communities.

VALUES.. ...
We are committed to values that encourage and promote independent creative solutions to address local, national and international service needs and humanitarian issues which include:.


  • Compassion
  • Education
  • Dedication
  • Perseverance
  • Independence
  • Justice
  • Family

I.P. Hunt Foundation (IPHF) is a community development entity and education charity established by the Hunt Family to develop unique, innovative, creative and unparalleled optimistic solutions for development and improvement of the Community that represent compassion, industry, self-sufficiency and long-range vision for disadvantaged and underprivileged individuals.
The IPHF mission is to serve the needs of underprivileged and disadvantaged marginalized individuals through health, education, welfare, environmental and employment programs.
GOAL ...
The strength of our Community and the entire Nation is based on the initiative, dedication and commitment and support of every Citizen because as our organization motto states it is "In the Shelter of Each Other the Community Lives"(tm)

Our goal is to develop fresh, original and unique solutions for the economic conditions of under-served independent small business owners and low-income "working poor" families through affordable benefits, Financial safety net and assets protection programs as well as environmental ecological disasters protection systems for the Gulf Coast.

Our objective is to achieve these goals through the cooperation, support and assistance of private citizens, major corporations, education institutions as well as public interest groups and other Public and Private Family Foundations. IPHF Brochure
Through our subsidiary the American Employees Association (AEA), a medical emergency protection and personal financial safety-net assistance program for disadvantaged independent small businesses and uninsured "working poor" families that include but limited to:

Our environmental preservation, protection and restoration vision for the Mississippi Gulf Coast entitled Save Our Coastline * Save Our Cities consists of an ecological disaster, flood protection and coastal Seawall conservancy system dsigned by former Army Corp Civil Engineer, Lester Fultz and Architect James Snedden. This may be one of the few community-based National Service initiatives inaugurated since the concept was introduced by President OBama.

Learn more about environmental protection designs and support efforts on behalf of our Save Our Coastlines * Save Our Cities project. See Press Announcement, YouTube and more SOC videos of sample jetty and sea wall structures currently in use.

This project offers an special opportunity for ecologically and environmentally aware citizens to join together with IPHF and and support a community-based conservancy effort with practical as well as long-range economic and developmental benefits. Proposed Developmental Concept

We at IPHF are deeply proud, honored and pleased to be able to present to you personally and/or your organization our distinguished unique and innovative Community Development Financial visions for your and consideration and assistance.


We are especially proud to announce that your investment and endowment of our Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) vision through your personal or Corporate annual tax dollar assessments will help uplift disadvantaged underprivileged marginalized Urban communities. See copy of IRS Letter of confirmation of Exemption

This IPHF fresh and innovative generation of self-supporting and self-sustaining community improvement finance program is based on and motivated by today's social, political and economic conditions in Urban "poor" communities deserves the support of all affluent Citizens and Companies help bring stablity and Hope to our American Society. .

Our ambitious Community development programs are based on projects that strengthen the economic, financial and social fairness fabric to help reduce Financial disparity and economic despair in marginalized "poor" Urban communities. Click on the images below to view our detailed PowerPoint Presentation.

We're asking you - the tax paying Public and corporations, Family Trusts- to partner with us in making a difference in your particularcommunity. We invite you to personally become an "Angel" and receive uo to 70% tax credits and possible cash reimbursement benefits by supporting our community development goals and visions. Learn more about Tax Relief and Community Improvement

Thank you for your time, interest, consideration and support.

Please enjoy your visit to our website and feel free to contact us at our telephone numbers and/or email addresses listed below, if you have questions or need more information or wish to discuss our program visions in more detail.

6655 West Sahara, Suite B-200*
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
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E-mail: director@iphuntfoundation.org
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.702.262-9701 * 877.863-6756

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