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Highlights from Candid’s most popular philanthropic resources in 2023?


Eyeing the Exit: Teacher Turnover and What We Can Do About It , by Mississippi First  Access to education is fundamental to determining the future of individuals and communities alike. Analyzing survey responses from educators in the state, it examines the drivers behind teacher attrition in Mississippi public schools.

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A Volunteer Hour In U.S. Jumps To $33.49

The NonProfit Times

The lowest state value was in Mississippi at $25.42. In a state-by-state comparison and including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, Massachusetts had the highest volunteer value at $40.97 per hour, followed closely by Washington state at $40.28. It was $15.82 per hour for Puerto Rico and $50.88 per hour for the District of Columbia.


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South Dakota Helpline Center


This organization began in 1974 and was the first location to begin 211 service west of the Mississippi. Visionlink is excited to begin supporting the work of the South Dakota Helpline Center.

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How Mentorship Can Break Down Racial Divides

Saleforce Nonprofit

I received a full academic scholarship to Jackson State in Mississippi, a historically black university with an accredited journalism department. And when I told someone outside my family about my dreams, they said ‘…pick something else; little Black girls don’t grow up to be on television’. That was long before Oprah.

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Weekly update from PND


The gift, the largest ever to an independent high school west of the Mississippi, was made in honor of the donor's parents and is the centerpiece of Webb's Centennial Campaign , The Next 100, which aims to raise at least $200 million by 2025. Read more.

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Amplifying Female Voices: Strategies for Equitable and Inclusive Grantmaking


We had a rural girl from Mississippi tell us that she never thought that a Black, rural girl from Mississippi could be a philanthropist,” Dr. Couvson shared. Through this framing, the young people who participate in their grantmaking have started adopting language that has traditionally been reserved for a different community. “We

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How You Can Help Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts


Rotary 6840 is located within the direct line of Hurricane Ida, southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi. As a collective, Federations are in Louisiana and Missouri, delivering emergency relief support to all those who have suffered most from the damage. You can donate to their relief fund here. You can learn more and donate here.