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Where Hope and Opportunity meet.

At Springboard To Opportunities, we believe we all have a chance at a better future.

We are a nonprofit organization working with residents of affordable housing to help them reach their goals in school, work, and life. Our programs are fundamentally resident-driven; we listen to the needs of the community and create resources that support and empower them as they take steps toward success.

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Magnolia Mother's Trust

In the fall of 2018, Springboard To Opportunities announced The Magnolia Mother’s Trust, an new initiative that provides low-income, African-American mothers in Jackson, Mississippi $1,000 cash on a monthly basis, no strings attached, for 12 months straight.

While there have been several initiatives for a guaranteed income worldwide, The Magnolia Mother's Trust was the first to start this work in the United States and remains the only initiative that specifically targets extremely low-income, Black mothers living in affordable housing in the United States.

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2020 Annual Review

Check out our 2020 Year in Review!

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Introducing Front and Center

Over the last few months, you’ve been hearing us say that we are working to change the narrative by changing the narrator. We have always known that low-income families themselves are the ones who should be telling their own stories instead of being mediated through gate keepers or thought leaders or even our staff. We …

Springboard To Opportunities - Promotional Video from Red Squared Productions