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Patti Carr Black, Woman of Vision, Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, 2015

In honor of our upcoming evening event with Patti Carr Black we have a special guest blog post by our Emerita Board Chair, Seetha Srinivasan.  On 18 March 2015 the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi honored Patti Carr Black, Beverly Wade … Read More

Collaboration Creates Success: Fact Not Fiction hits new milestone

Last week something amazing happened – the Fact Not Fiction Facebook page reached 500,000 page likes! A half million people, mostly teens in Mississippi, can access medically accurate information about sexual health through this platform. They also enjoy fun, engaging … Read More

Archiving the Past: A Summer Intern Uncovers a Treasure Trove

In 1999, the Community Foundation of the Greater Jackson Area put on an event: Power of the Purse. It was at this event that the foundation introduced Jackson to what many attendees had known for years (but this time with … Read More

Creating opportunity: Mississippi & Single Stop U.S.A.

The mission of the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi is economic security for women. One of the ways that we bring this mission to life is by sustainable and intentional grant making. Our goal is to fund organizations that give Mississippi women opportunities … Read More

Giving back: An invitation to Gulf Coast donors and friends

Here at the Women’s Foundation, we are aware our success is impossible without an active and passionate support system of givers. We decided to go on the road and show our appreciation for our donors and friends on the Mississippi Gulf … Read More

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Women’s Foundation of Mississippi is Not Currently Seeking Grant Applications

The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi is the only grantmaking organization in Mississippi entirely dedicated to funding programs that improve the lives of women and girls statewide. This year the Women’s Foundation seeks to fund programs that increase the completion rate of women in community college. Click here for more information and application instructions.

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Featured Report

Pregnancy prevention: A guide for community colleges

The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi and The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy have developed a brief online guide for Mississippi community colleges to implement the strategies outlined in the SB 2563 report from the 2014 Mississippi legislative session.  The guide provides background as well as practical ways to address each of the strategies on community college campuses. Click the link below to access the report.


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