Name of Foundation: Foundation for The Mid-South
Location: Jackson, Miss.
Contact info: www.fndmidsouth.org Phone: (601) 355-8167
Coverage Area: Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi
Subject Area: Education, Health and Wellness, Wealth Building, Community Development
Assets: $17.4 million (2011)
Last Year Total Giving: $2.3 million (2011)
In a nutshell: The foundation works regionally to address quality of life issues in the mid south, which is home to 30 percent of the nation’s poverty. The foundation has been working in this region for 20 years.
The foundation invests in traditional educational systems as well as enrichment programs. Additionally, it has focused on programs that promote individual wealth building to help communities strengthen and sustain. In the health arena, they have funded programs that expand access to health services in rural areas, especially those that utilize technology.
How to Apply: All grantees must submit a Grant Inquiry Form. The form seeks basic information about your organization and a brief overview of the concept. After receiving the form, the foundation will either decline your project or contact you for more information. Please click here to learn more.
Recent News and Grant making:
Mid-South Youth and Family-Related Grants, 2012