Foundation for the Mid South Announces 2017-2018 Public Allies Mississippi Interns

The Foundation for the Mid South has selected eleven native Mississippians to join the 2017-2018 cohort of Public Allies Mississippi. Brandy Nichols, Jada Bass, Kristopher Thigpen, Silas Delaware III, and Deonte Cheeks, all from Jackson, […]

Grantee Spotlight: Gulf Coast Women’s Center for Nonviolence

After Hurricane Katrina, the Foundation provided operations funding to help the Center expand its services to women and children and to help it meets its budget challenges due to declining federal and state support as […]

VITA Sites Help Families Achieve Financial Security

The Foundation for the Mid South believes that resources, such as free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA sites, help low- to moderate-income families keep and earn more money. Learn about how two of our […]

New Report On The Status Of EITC In The Mid South

The Foundation for the Mid South published, Earned Income Tax Credit: Working Hands Getting a Hand Up, to share information on the federal and (in some areas) state tax credit. The document encourages the region’s […]

Students Volunteer to Help Residents Make the Ends Meet

In East Iberville, Louisiana, local residents come to the high school and the Belfair Baptist Church to have their taxes prepared for free—by students.  Each tax season, over 20 high school students, trained by the […]

The Foundation Is Offering Financial LIteracy Training

The Foundation for the Mid South believes that building wealth requires increased access to effective financial programs and information. In response to research indicating that teachers are one of the most targeted groups for alternative […]