The Ally

A message from your executive director…

A warm hello to our esteemed members and friends.  This edition of The Ally seeks to celebrate the rich tapestry that February brings by recognizing Black History Month and other notable events that shape this dynamic month.

Nonprofit Member Spotlight | Family Biz Builder

Family Biz Builder (FBB) is a transformative force in Tunica County, Mississippi. Since 2014, FBB, a compassionate 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth training and development organization, has been the guiding light for countless low-income, at-risk children aged 5-17 and their families across Tunica, Coahoma, and Desoto Counties.

Nonprofit Member Spotlight | Alluvial Collective

Cultivating belonging and wholeness in the world Friends and Partners, I’m grateful to be connected to you in this season of celebration and acknowledgment of Black history.

Philanthropic Member Spotlight | Starkville Community Foundation

The easiest investment you can make is in your own backyard. The Starkville Community Foundation a nonprofit organization designed to raise funds for projects and programs that make Starkville an incredible place to live. We are an affiliate of the CREATE Foundation out of Tupelo, Mississippi, and run by a local Board of Directors who LOVE Starkville and want to see our community THRIVE.

Supporting Hearts and Lives

In addition to Black History Month and more, February is also American Heart Month, a time when all people—especially women—are encouraged to focus on their cardiovascular health.

FREE Webinars

2024 has already proven to be a year to remember. Charitable nonprofit engagement in the upcoming elections is critical to shaping what will happen in the coming years, and you cannot afford to sit it out!

Grant Opportunities

Mary's Pence: Funding Women. Changing Lives & Bloomberg Philanthropies: Digital Accelerator for Arts & Culture


Our Nonprofit Civic Engagement Collective (the Collective) program held its orientation session where 15 participants representing Alliance member organizations from around the state started their 10-month journey learning and developing their policy and advocacy knowledge and skills.

Consultant’s Corner

Advocacy: Raising Awareness About Your Cause through a Strategic Lens Before we get started, if you have questions about the difference between lobbying and advocacy, or if you would like clarity around what activities are allowable for your organization

A message from your executive director…

As we dive into the festive spirit of December, I’d like to take a moment to reflect over the extraordinary year the Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy has had. This year has been nothing short of remarkable, marked by many changes and firsts. As I reflect on the transformative journey of 2023, it is impossible not to acknowledge the exceptional foresight of our founder, Sammy Moon.