This week, Safe Haven was selected as one of the 150 domestic violence shelters in the U.S. and its territories to receive a $20,000 grant from the Mary Kay Foundation, which the cosmetics company awards each year during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.
Carlton Rhodes saw a need for extra teaching materials in his classrooms.
The city of Columbus is seeking grant funds to remove and replace homes on blighted properties.
Every afternoon after school, 12-year-old Jakylia Collins gets off the school bus on 14th Avenue North to spend a little time at her home away from home.
Residents will soon be able to easily walk or bike from the McKee Park area to Mississippi State University now that a joint effort has been awarded an $800,000 grant.
A common assumption is a law enforcement officer’s most important tool is his or her weapon.
Rural mothers whose premature babies are in intensive care will be able to get their breast milk delivered to their babies, thanks to a $1.9 million, three-year grant, say authorities in the Mississippi Delta.
Columbus is pursuing a $100,000 grant to improve pedestrian options near the soccer complex and Riverwalk.
Starkville, Oktibbeha County and Mississippi State University are proceeding with a Mississippi Department of Transportation grant application that could provide bike and pedestrian trails from a key transportation hub to one of campus’ southern doorways.
A Columbus non-profit organization is expanding with the help of a United Way grant.