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Foundation Receives Grant For Reducing Health Disparities And Tackling Structural Racism

Download the press release The Foundation for the Mid South recently announced its receipt of a grant that will expand its work to promote health and well–being in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The Foundation for […]

Leveraging Federal Dollars for Family Well-being

The Foundation for the Mid South and state agencies in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi are working together to ensure that the three states bring nearly $4 million in additional federal funding to Mid South programs […]

Health and Wellness Priority

The Foundation for the Mid South’s Health and Wellness efforts empower people to improve their physical and mental health.

Opportunity For Small Town Mayors To Improve Community Health

Invitation to Small Town Mayors to Join Initiative to Curb Childhood Obesity and Improve Community Health Foundation for the Mid South and the National League of Cities invite the mayors of small communities (with populations […]

Cultural Workers Matter

The Mid South is known the world over for its contribution of talent to literature, art, sports and music. And while the region is just beginning to understand how this rich culture can improve its […]

Community Leadership Focuses on Improving Access to Healthy Food

A while back, the last grocery store in Itta Bena, Mississippi, closed, making it difficult for 1,800 residents to get fresh fruits and vegetables. The closure of the Big Star Supermarket forced people, like Ruthie, […]