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Ms. South

Ms. South is a multi-year grantmaking strategy to build power for Women and Girls of Color (WGOC). We amplify the leadership of WGOC and support the sustainability of the ecosystem of organizations.

Ms. South resources and networks organizations that do movement building and organizing work in 14 key states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The South is significantly underinvested in by philanthropy; Ms.’ 2020 report, Pocket Change found that the average per capita funding for WGOC is only $2.36, well below half of the national average, $5.48.

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Ms. South – Request for Proposals

Applications open Dec. 2, 2022 Our Ms. South strategy supports the leadership of Women and Girls of Color (WGOC) and strengthens their ecosystem of leaders. We aim to do so via targeted funding in 14 key states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. […]

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FY2022 Grantee Partners At-A-Glance

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FY2022 Grantee Partners At-A-Glance

We announced more than $5.2 million in direct grants for the 2022 fiscal year, increasing our grantmaking capacity by more than $1 million since last year. These grants provided general operating support for more than 150 grantee partners throughout the country, overwhelmingly led by and for women and girls of color, to help advance a […]

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Ms. South Highlights and Milestones

We form the Katrina Women’s Response Fund (KWRF) to support immediate needs after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and to offer ongoing support for grassroots women’s leadership. The fund prioritizes ensuring the full participation of low-income women and women of color in policymaking decisions. In total, we deliver nearly $3 million to over 40 community-based organizations.

Creating Hope from Disaster

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