The Children’s Foundation of Mississippi works to…
Build more effective and more intentional systems by advocating for better policies, and by convening policymakers, agencies, organizations, and communities to work on systems-level problems.
Create a blueprint for child well-being in Mississippi that articulates what our state can do to address important children’s issues, bring stakeholders together to implement the plan, and provide updates on the progress.
Do Big Things.
We will take on Signature Initiatives – multi-year strategic projects that have the potential for major impact.
Through a variety of resources — such as Mississippi KIDS COUNT — we will monitor and report the critical indicators of our state’s child well-being that advocates and decisionmakers need to be informed.
Blueprint for Success
While it is common to hear discussions among decision-makers, advocates, parents, and researchers about the challenges Mississippi’s children face, there is no statewide plan to address these. Mississippi has the…
Chat About Children
Along with the Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy, we’ve created Chat About Children, a video interview series connecting viewers with system leaders who affect the wellbeing of children in…
Mississippi KIDS COUNT
Mississippi KIDS COUNT is the leading resource for comprehensive information on Mississippi’s children and serves as a catalyst for improving outcomes for children, families, and communities. Program Collect, analyze, and…
Survey of Mississippi Issues Impacting Children (MIIC)
Using Data as a Guide to Good Policy The Children’s Foundation of Mississippi aims to contribute to our shared well-being by improving the policies and systems that affect children and…