February 2024

A message from your executive director…

Ellen CollinsExecutive DirectorMississippi Alliance ofNonprofits and Philanthropy First, a message from your executive director... A warm hello to our esteemed members and friends.  This edition of The Ally seeks to ...

Nonprofit Member Spotlight | Family Biz Builder

Peggie HendersonExecutive DirectorFamily Biz BuilderTunica, MS A beacon of empowerment Family Biz Builder (FBB) is a transformative force in Tunica County, Mississippi. Since 2014, FBB, a compassionate 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth ...

Nonprofit Member Spotlight | Alluvial Collective

Vondaris “Von” GordonExecutive DirectorAlluvial CollectiveJackson, MS 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 ...

Philanthropic Member Spotlight | Starkville Community Foundation

Stacey ParvinExecutive DirectorStarkville Community FoundationStarkville, MS The easiest investment you can make is in your own backyard. The Starkville Community Foundation a nonprofit organization designed to raise funds for projects ...

Supporting Hearts and Lives

American Heart Month 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 ...

Grant Opportunities

Mary's Pence: Funding Women. Changing Lives.Mary's Pence is a nonprofit from Minnesota, and give grants to women’s grassroots organizations seeking funding for long-term systemic change.The organizations Mary’s Pence funds are ...

Capacity-Building

Meet the 2024 Nonprofit Civic Engagement Collective cohort Our Nonprofit Civic Engagement Collective (the Collective) program held its orientation session where 15 participants representing Alliance member organizations from around the state ...

Consultant’s Corner

Steve PickeringAssociate Director,Executive EducationMillsaps College&ConsultantMS Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy Advocacy: Raising Awareness About Your Cause through a Strategic Lens Before we get started, if you have questions about the ...