Friends of Raymond is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization consisting entirely of volunteers. The mission of the Friends of Raymond is to preserve, interpret, manage, and promote significant historic sites in Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi, and the surrounding area and to receive contributions or grants from any and all sources to be used for one or more of the foregoing purposes.

Friends of Raymond is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors who are elected by the voting members and serve for rotating three-year terms. Members of the Board for 2018 are: