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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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2022 Year in Review

It is truly hard to believe that it has been a whole year since we sent out our 2021 Year in Review. So much in our world and work has shifted over the past few years and sometimes it feels like we are moving at lightning speed. But as we look back on this year, …


BIG NEWS: Cash Disbursements for 700 Families

The last month in Jackson has been challenging to say the least. While the 7-week all-city boil water notice was lifted, the reality is that the water crisis in Jackson is much bigger than a few disastrous weeks. As Yamiracle, a Springboard mom said earlier this month in an interview, “They lifted the advisory this week …

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