helping to move people and places out of poverty
Powering Appalachia’s

Brighter Future

Coalfield communities are getting a much-needed jolt.

Southern Voices

Stories of progress in the American South
Battleground for Humanity

Structural Change Beyond Selma

The network of organizations moving Alabama forward
MRBF Welcomes

New Leadership

Justin Maxson named Executive Director
Stories from the GEO Community

Supporting Networks

A Case Study of MRBF's Approach to Networks

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Interactive Map: Meet Our Partners

Our Mission

The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation assists people in the Southeastern US to build just and caring communities that nurture people, spur enterprise, bridge differences and foster fairness. Our mission is to help people and places to move out of poverty and achieve greater social and economic justice. We support organizations and networks that work across race, ethnic, economic and political differences to make possible a brighter future for all. 

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From the Blog

Remembering Rick Cohen

11/18/2015 by Susanna Hegner

Looking forward...

11/11/2015 by Justin Maxson