Achieving The Dream • $900,000 

To develop a peer learning community and build capacity among community colleges 

Mississippi Alliance of Philanthropy and Nonprofits • $48,000 

To support the creation and operations of an Education Funders Affinity Group in Mississippi 

Phi Theta Kappa • $50,000 • $441,280 

To support a Mississippi transfer pathway partnership by providing Phi Theta Kappa membership scholarships to Mississippi students who have demonstrated financial need 

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning • $50,000 

To develop the Mississippi P20 collaborative website 

Itawamba Community College • $40,000

To increase postsecondary attainment among minority male students

Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, on behalf of MS Delta After-School Collaborative (MiDAC) • $40,000

To improve college access programming at each MiDAC site

Mississippi State University • $25,000 

To increase fall-to-fall retention rates for first-time Mississippi freshmen 

Team 36 • $12,350 

To support the development of ACT test prep for under-resourced high schools in Mississippi 

Southeastern Council of Foundations • $5,000 

To provide general operating support for advancing education in southern philanthropy 

Itawamba Community College • $1,000 

To support campus-wide professional development opportity that seeks to improve the delivery of student services

Springboard to Opportunities • $1,000 

To provide initial deposits in the Children’s Savings Accounts of students