For friends, families, and communities, Thanksgiving holidays are full of light, giving, and gratitude. The same is true for the Women’s Foundation. We’re taking time this month to lift up all of the things we’re grateful for and offer thanks to our partners, Giving Circle members, and everyone else who has supported our work!
With experts speaking on emerging AI, the impact of women’s economic success, and the link between retention and accessible childcare, this year’s Thrive @ Work is shaping up to be a great event! Get a sneak peek of the afternoon’s discussion in this Q&A.
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 […]
Vonda Reeves, 2020 WFM Board Chair, released the following letter:
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 […]
We will continue to update this page with resources you can use to get through this public health crisis. Mississippi State Department of Health COVID-19 Information –> click here. CDC guidelines re: the virus –> click here. Information about Small Business Assistance –> click here. Information about mortgage assistance / federal housing guidelines –> click […]
JOIN THE WOMEN’S FOUNDATION OF MISSISSIPPI FOR OUR 3rd ANNUAL FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON: Thrive @ Work Thrive @ Work will showcase businesses with inventive workplace policies and discuss their positive impacts for both the employee and employer. During the luncheon, a panel of business leaders will share their experiences, both successes and challenges, to foster discussion […]
If you are inspired and interested in honoring the women in your life through a legacy that will impact Mississippi women for years to come, please consider investing in this endowment fund. In 2017, Women’s Foundation of Mississippi Board member, Donna Barksdale, started the Lois Kennedy, Women We Honor Endowment Fund in honor of her […]
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 […]