Stories of Community

We are proud to feature the good works of our nonprofit partners who are committed to continuing transformational change across all parts of Mississippi.

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Capitol Street

John F. and Lucy Shackelford Fund

John and Lucy Shackelford’s legacy of giving continues to be seen throughout the capital city, particularly centered in downtown Jackson. Since their passing, the John F. and Lucy Shackelford Fund at the Community Foundation for Mississippi has made a transformative impact on the streets of Jackson they knew and loved.     Read More
Searching for a People’s Culture

Stories for Good

With the support of Blue Magnolia Films, we have created a community-centered approach to narrative. Participants learn how to use storytelling tools and techniques to author and present community-based solutions, through a first-person “lens.”     Read More

Refill Café

Refill Café, a casual restaurant and nonprofit workforce training program in Jackson, stepped up to provide assistance to foodservice industry workers who lost their jobs or experienced reduced hours because of the COVID-19 pandemic.     Read More
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