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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 […]

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Wealth Building Priority

The Foundation for the Mid South’s Wealth Building efforts enable families to build financial security in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

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Improving the Financial Future of Youth

The Foundation for the Mid South partners with programs in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi that help families build financial security. One of our efforts is aimed at strengthening youth’s financial knowledge, so that they learn […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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