Women's Foundation of Mississippi

The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi offers the Access to Opportunity Grant. This grant provides financial and wrap around services support to student mothers 18 years and older. Financial awards are available to 50 applicants to assist with support services offered by the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi. These services include quality childhood education, transportation, personal protection equipment, and required job placement health screenings to secure employment.

Goals

  • Help break down barriers that inhibit the professional growth of women
  • Offer wrap around services including quality early childhood education, transportation, personal protection equipment (work tool kits, background checks, etc.), and required job placement health screenings, such as physical exams, eye exams, and drug testing required to secure employment
  • Create pathways to employment by providing workforce training and/or high school equivalency prep
  • Provide access to financial literacy training

Application

If you are are a student mother interested in the Access to Opportunity Grant, please submit the online application.

The application period for the fall 2021 semester has closed. Please check back again as the spring 2022 semester approaches.