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Featured Grantee: Northeast Mississippi Community College

Project: Fueling the Career Focus Area: Access to Opportunity / Community College   This WFM-funded program at Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) is based on the “Securing a Better Future” research the WFM commissioned from IWPR in 2014 to understand the needs … Read More

Meet the Board: Kimberly Hilliard

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. Kimberly Hilliard (Secretary) Kimberly Hilliard, Ph.D., … Read More

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

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Record Level of Grants Awarded

$785,000 in grants to 16 organizations that help women thrive Learn More

Featured Report

Access to Opportunity coverACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY: CASE STUDY OF WFM GRANTS

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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