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New Year. New Party. Lots of Prizes!

Happy New Year! We are excited to get a jump start on this pivotal year for the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi and want to be sure you are in the loop on our key event for 2016. Mark your calendars … Read More

First-ever SMART Party Starts Now

This week we launched the SMART Party campaign, a great way to be involved in the work of the Women’s Foundation and invite others to join you. SMART Party combines a fun and interactive fundraising party on February 18 with a … Read More

Women’s Foundation Awards $100,000 to enhance MI-BEST Program

In October 2015 the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi (WFM) awarded the Mississippi Community College Board a $100,000 grant to assist with the implementation of its new Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) program.  The grant will provide tuition/fees support … Read More

EMPOWR is Making an Impact: Peer Mentoring Model is Shared at National Conference

“How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment, we can start now, start slowly changing the world. How lovely that everyone, great and small, can make their contribution…how we can always, always give something, even if it … Read More

Beverly Hogan honored: 2015 Women of Vision Evening Event Series

On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, the Women’s Foundation will present the final event in the series of 2015 Women of Vision evening events. Hosted by Carol Puckett and John Palmer, this event will honor Beverly Hogan. … Read More

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2016 Grantmaking Cycle and Webinar Registration is NOW OPEN.

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.

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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.

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