September 2023

Ellen Collins

A message from your executive director…

Ellen Collins, Executive DirectorMS Alliance I’ve always loved the month of September.   Not only because it's the month I was born, but also because of the profound changes it brings.  ...

Leadership Conference | Sparking Hope in the Sector

It's getting closer and closer!  Have you reserved your spot? This dynamic, inspiring and sure-to-be transformative conference is aimed at igniting hope and fostering resilience within the nonprofit and philanthropic ...

Member Spotlight | Growing Up Knowing

Growing Up Knowing’s Facilitators are Its Mission-in-Action Tammy GoldenExecutive DirectorGrowing Up Knowing The real-life heroes of Growing Up Knowing are the facilitators who implement our three signature programs after school, ...

Funder Spotlight | The Walker Foundation

Kelly HeadleyExecutive DirectorThe Walker Foundation Meet the New Executive Director Kelly Headley is the new Executive Director for The Walker Foundation.  Kelly joined the foundation in February of this year.  ...

Consultant Corner | Michele D. Baker, CVA

Michele D. Baker, CVA ConsultantMississippi Alliance of Nonprofits & Philanthropy Volunteerism: Throwing Sparks, Sending Up Flares, and Helping Calm the Tumult “One of the most calming and powerful actions you can ...

Collaborations | Fidelity Charitable®

Mississippi is All About Its People We recently enjoyed a visit with our partners from Fidelity Charitable®. A big takeaway learned from this trip is that Mississippi is all about ...