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Meet the Board: Kim Burke

At the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, we love our board members and want to be sure you know who they are! Their individual and collective strength, support, and leadership are key to helping women thrive. Kim Burke (2017 Chair-elect) Kimberly Gladden … Read More

Help Women Thrive on Giving Tuesday!

Participate in this day of global giving and help women in Mississippi thrive! There are lots of ways you can give to the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi:   Text “WOMEN” to 50555 to donate $25   Text “THRIVE” to 50555 to … Read More

Featured Grantee: UMMC Lanier High Teen Advocacy

Project: Lanier High Teen Advocacy Program Focus Area: Planned Pregnancy   In conjunction with University of Mississippi Medical Center, the Lanier High Teen Advocacy Program        (LH-TAP) aims to prevent teen pregnancy through access to a youth-centered clinic at Lanier … Read More

After 30 Years of Trying: College Success!

Over the span of 30 years, Melissa started and stopped college numerous times. Derailed by major life events such as complications of pregnancy, death of her husband and being a single parent of two small children, and diagnosis and treatment … Read More

New Look!

You might have noticed that the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi has a new look. We are excited to share it with you!   We’re committed to the same values and mission, as always, but think our new materials help tell … Read More

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2017 Grants Cycle is Now Open!

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Featured Report


Our grants support innovative programs that help women succeed in college and move toward economic security. Learn about programs we fund at Coahoma Community College, East Mississippi Community College, Jones County Junior College, and Holmes Community College.

These case studies highlight the successes, challenges, and lessons learned by these 2014-2015 grantees and program participants.

Read the case studies here: Access to Opportunity Case Study

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