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Sammy Moon

Nov 19 2021

Note from the Executive Director

Sammy Moon Executive Director MS Alliance Greetings Friends,  It hardly seems possible that we are in the final quarter of 2021. Where did the time go?  My grandmother always said ...

Two Sides of the Same Coin

Dave MillerProgram DirectorMS Alliance Every day too many Mississippians go to bed at night, not having their basic needs met, and too many wake up the next morning struggling to ...
Mary Ellen Calvert

Nov 19 2021

Pilot to Program: The Genesis of the Innovations Lab

Mary Ellen CalvertConsultantMS Alliance All of us have been given a unique path to follow as we live our lives.  We have met others on our way as our journeys ...

What Pilot Participants Say About the Lab

In 2018, a pilot of the Innovations Lab was conducted to test the concept. The resulting evaluations proved that the concept was solid, with few modifications. A compilation and analysis ...

Nov 19 2021

Outcomes and Impact – What We Can Accomplish Together

Shernica FergusonResearch SpecialistMS Alliance The relationship between nonprofits and philanthropy is both critical and complex. Nevertheless, the connections between the two can affect the economic growth of any nonprofit organization ...

Nov 19 2021

The Power of Networking

Jamie RasberryPolicy CoordinatorMS Alliance Helen Keller said, “Alone, we can do so little. Together, we can do so much.” There is a certain power that we all have at our ...

Effective Volunteerism

Brandi WestbrookDeputy DirectorVolunteer Mississippi As a native Mississippian, who has been actively involved in my community, I welcome the opportunity to serve as the Deputy Director of the Mississippi Commission ...
Sammy Moon

Oct 22 2021

Note from the Executive Director

Sammy Moon Executive Director MS Alliance Greetings Friends,  It hardly seems possible that we are in the final quarter of 2021. Where did the time go?  My grandmother always said ...

Oct 22 2021

Looking Back and Moving Forward – MS Alliance Annual Report

Read the 2020 Annual Report Here The Annual Report for 2019 was focused on creating and launching The Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy. Now, reflecting on 2020, despite the ...

Oct 22 2021

Welcome Shernica Ferguson to The Alliance

Shernica FergusonResearch SpecialistMS Alliance As the Alliance leans in to research, strategic planning and best practices, we are pleased to extend a warm welcome to Shernica Ferguson, Research Specialist. Shernica  ...