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Featured Grantee: Tunica Teens in Action

Project: Healthy Communities and Healthy Community Organizers – Sexual Reproductive Health Focus Area: Planned Pregnancy   Tunica Teens in Action, Inc (TTiA) will expand the implementation of the Becoming a Responsible Teen (BART) curriculum to over 100 teens in Tunica County. In … Read More

New Executive Director Named

After an extensive search, Tracy DeVries has been named as the incoming Executive Director of the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi. DeVries comes to the Foundation with vast experience in non-profit leadership and with an understanding that women with access to … Read More

Meet the WFM Board: Julieta Mendez

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. Julieta Mendez (Chair-elect) Julieta works … Read More

Featured Grantee: Northeast Community College

Project: Fueling the Career Focus Area: Access to Opportunity / Community College The Fueling the Career program will assist female students enrolled in the Northeast’s career pathways program with support services needed to complete their degrees. The career pathways program helps … Read More

Helping Women Complete Degrees

More education means more job opportunity. So the Women’s Foundation works with Mississippi community colleges to increase graduation rates for women. In addition to the typical financial hurdles, Mississippi’s women face unique challenges when it comes to continuing their education. The Women’s … Read More

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Grants

New Record Level

The selection of additional grantees for 2016 pushes the record level even higher — to $785,000. Learn More

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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