The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Alliance is excited to be part of a small national organization cohort as part of an interesting project at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Alliance’s participation will result in the development of a digital platform that offers a way for philanthropists interested in the work of Mississippi not-for-profits to learn from and engage peers in the philanthropic space. The collaboration will make high-impact philanthropic opportunities easier to identify and more gratifying for donors. This activity directly supports the Alliance’s mission to serve, build capacity, and foster collaboration among Mississippi’s nonprofit and philanthropic communities.
It is hard to believe that The Alliance has celebrated its second year anniversary. What an amazing experience it has been so far. It seems like just yesterday that we embarked on this incredible journey, committed to strategically bringing “both sides of the coin” – philanthropy and nonprofits – together, to serve, build capacity and […]
I was introduced to a life of service at an early age. Each fall, my father would be under the Friday night lights volunteering medical services to the Natchez High School football team. My mother taught a youth Sunday School class. My parents never verbalized that giving back to your community is important but demonstrated […]
Volunteerism, by definition, is the policy or practice of volunteering one’s time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, especially in one’s community. United Way of West Central Mississippi relies on its volunteers for one of its most significant events, “Day of Caring.” Day of Caring brings together energetic volunteers for a single-day […]