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You’re invited: Women’s Fund Bus Tour for Economic Security Join us for our 2013 Bus Tour for Women’s Economic Security on May 8 – 10. This three day, two night chartered bus tour will travel to the Mississippi Delta, Central … Read More
Thanks to you, this year we have already invested more than $500,000 in programs for economic security for women across the state. Let’s celebrate progress. Please be our guest at the celebration of our 4th birthday and 10th anniversary! The … Read More
A $150,000 grant from the Phil Hardin Foundation in Meridian will make it possible for the Women’s Fund to implement a new initiative, the Two-Generation Approach with five community colleges in Mississippi. Two-generation programs have positive effects on the participation … Read More
The Women’s Fund of Mississippi, in collaboration with Ms. Foundation for Women, Wider Opportunities for Women, and Women in Construction at Moore Community House, hosted a convening on February 7 to help industry leaders, community colleges, government agencies, and nonprofits … Read More
Last week the Women’s Fund staff traveled to Gulfport, Mississippi, to visit one of our 2012-2013 grantees, CLIMB Community Development Corporation. CLIMB is receiving a 2 year grant of $40,000 through our “Access to Opportunity” grantmaking focus area.The Women’s Fund … Read More
Women’s Fund of Mississippi is Not Currently Seeking Grant Applications
The Women’s Fund of Mississippi is the only grantmaking organization in Mississippi entirely dedicated to funding programs that improve the lives of women and girls statewide. The Women’s Fund seeks to fund programs that specifically target the most vulnerable women and girls. Our next grant cycle starts in the summer of 2013.
Taxpayer Costs of Teen Births Report
The 2011 report describes the economic costs of teen births for every county in Mississippi. These taxpayer costs can be attributed primarily to the lost tax revenue from lower wages among teen parents and their children, incarceration costs of sons of teen parents, and foster care costs. Click the button below to download the report and access supporting materials.