For friends, families, and communities, December is full of spirit, gift-giving, and reflection. The same is true for the Women’s Foundation. We’re taking time this month to reflect on the year’s progress and rejoice at the support we’ve received to make a game-changing impact for Mississippi’s women and girls. And while we’re proud of the progress we’ve made, there is still more work to be done to ensure all Mississippi women and girls have the tools they need to thrive. Learn more about how your support has helped us improve outcomes for women across the state.
When women thrive, so does our state. That’s why we award grants to programs that drive social change–like improving educational outcomes for Mississippi women. In this article, we’ll discuss three ways our grants support women’s education in the state and how this support helps women and their families thrive. WFM Grants Support Two Generations of […]
Our mission is to help women thrive. And one way we do that is through strategically allocating grant funds to community-focused projects and organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of women in the state. One such organization is the Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health (IAMH). Since its founding in 2019, IAMH […]
The Foundation is announcing annual grants totaling $360,000 in addition to the more than $320,000 awarded earlier in the year Jackson, MS – December 16, 2021- The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, a public grantmaking foundation focused on funding programs that support women and girls across the state, awarded more than $680,000 in grants this year. […]
Jackson, MS (July 26, 2021) – The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi was awarded a two-year, $654,500 grant from the Bower Foundation to support creating a robust healthcare workforce in our state. The project, Graduating a Healthcare Workforce, will be implemented in its first year through an initial investment of $280,000 at seven colleges across Mississippi. […]
The Foundation is announcing annual grants totaling $270,000 and awarded more than $152,000 in Rapid Response funding to keep women afloat during the pandemic The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, a public grantmaking foundation focused on designing and funding programs that support women and girls across the state, announced 2020 annual grant awards totaling $270,000 for […]
The Foundation awarded $55,000 in Rapid Response Awards in April bringing our total investment to $119,997 since the pandemic began. The funds will be used for critical needs like food, personal hygiene products and protective gear, technology, and direct financial assistance. The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, a public grantmaking foundation focused on improving conditions for […]
Women’s Foundation of Mississippi awards $55,000 in rapid response grants to organizations directly serving the state’s women and families in wake of the covid-19 pandemic – The funds will be used for critical needs like food, personal hygiene products, medical equipment and protective gear, technology, and mental health services. April 30, 2020 – The Women’s […]
WOMEN’S FOUNDATION OF MISSISSIPPI AWARDS $200,000 IN NEW GRANTS TO BENEFIT WOMEN AND GIRLS STATEWIDE The Women’s Foundation has awarded more than $4 million in grants since 2003 The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, a public grant making foundation focused on improving conditions for women and girls across the state, announced grant awards totaling $200,000 for […]
The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi, a public grantmaking foundation focused on improving conditions for women and girls across the state, announced grant awards totaling $285,000 for eleven Mississippi-based nonprofit agencies and programs.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]With the mission of economic security for women, the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi (WFM) is awarding a total of $670,000 in grants to non-profit organizations and community colleges across the state for the 2017 funding cycle. The sixteen recipients of the grants stretch across the state and provide programs to women in the […]
The abused and neglected girls in foster care at Methodist Children’s Home (MCH) are already at a social and economic disadvantage. The RN-led Girls Matter program teaches these girls comprehensive sex ed including safe sex and STI/HIV prevention, abstinence, consent, birth control options, and healthy relationships. The grant also funded the setup of a separate room […]