Previous Grants have included:

Battered Women's Resource Center

The Voices of Women Organizing Project
For the Campaign to End Malicious Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

Center for New York City Affairs

Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy
For Child Welfare Watch, Issues #17 and #18

Child Welfare Organizing Project

East Harlem Neighborhood Center
For General Support for Road2Success: Educational opportunities program

Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
For the Court Team Infant-Parent Mental Health Project

Coalition for Asian American Children and Families

For the Child Welfare Advocacy Project

Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)

For New Homes, Brighter Futures: Technical assistance and training institute for new providers of supportive housing to youth leaving foster care

Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies

For Strengthening "Child Welfare Services with Community Coalitions"
For the Child Welfare Fund Best Practices Awards

Effective Alternative in Reconciliation Services (EARS)

For the Teen Trainers Institute

Fund for Social Change

For the Parent Advocates Initiative

Highbridge Community Life Center

Fiscal Sponsor for Bridge Builders/Community Partnership Initiative
For Access to Public Benefits
For Partnership for Family Supports and Justice: Bridge Builders

Hour Children, Inc.

For the Hour Education and Advocacy Program at Rose M Singer Center for women at Riker's Island

Legal Services of New York: Brooklyn Family Defense Project

For the Tracking and Advocacy Project: Demonstrating the efficacy of interdisciplinary legal representation
For the Child Welfare Advocacy and Policy Fellowship

New York Asian Women's Center

For Project Hitting Home: Providing domestic violence services at child welfare preventive service agencies

SCO Family of Services

For Parent Advocates in Family Enhancement Services

The Door - A Center for Alternatives

For the Foster Care Legal Action Project

American Bar Association: Center on Children and the Law

To launch the first ever National Organization of Parents' Lawyers to increase the quality of legal representation of parents in child welfare.
www.abanet.org/child

Battered Women's Resource Center

To hire an organizer to staff and create Voices of Women's campaign to discourage false and malicious child abuse and neglect reports to the New York State Central Registry.
www.vowbwrc.org

Center for New York City Affairs

Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy York
To support the Child Welfare Watch Issue 15 (Winter 2008), which examines the impact of the Adoption and Safe Families Act on New York City, and Issue 16 (Summer, 2008), which addresses efforts to transform the culture of foster parenting and the increased involvement of birth parents.
To support a study of school-based preventive services.
www.centernyc.org

Child Center of New York, Inc.

To place a social worker at two middle schools in Queens, NY, to provide high-risk families with workshops, counseling and intervention to prevent involvement in the child welfare system.
www.childcenterny.org

Child Welfare Organizing Project

To train parents with child welfare involvement to interview parents currently receiving preventive services as a way to assess the quality of those services.
For general support and to refine its parent leadership curriculum for replication.
For a planning grant to design a scholarship program to enable parents who have had child welfare involvement to pursue a college education.
www.cwop.org

Children's Village, Inc

For the Parent Leadership Initiative in Harlem, which will utilize Parent Advocates to support the needs of birth and/or adoptive parents and establish a "Reunification Support Group" for parents who have recently reunited with their children.
www.childrensvillage.org

Coalition for Asian American Children and Families

To launch a pan-Asian parent education and mobilization program to increase parent influence in the child welfare system and advocate for improved child welfare policies, funding and services for immigrant Asian Pacific American families.
www.cacf.org

Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies

For the sixth "Child Welfare Fund Best Practices Awards" to honor parent and youth advocates, childcare workers, caseworkers, supervisors and senior managers who demonstrate best practices in working with and empowering families in the child welfare system.
www.cofcca.org

The Door - A Center for Alternatives

For the Foster Care Legal Action Project to provide legal services and peer-led "Know Your Rights" trainings to youth aging out of foster care.
www.door.org

Forestdale, Inc.

To hire a Parent Advocate to conduct outreach and provide services to youth in the after care program and to young women currently in foster care who are pregnant or have recently had children.
www.forestdaleinc.org

The Fostering Connection

To expand long-term pro-bono psychotherapy to children, youth and families involved in foster care.
www.thefosteringconnection.org

Fund for Social Change

To hire a consultant to inform, guide, and advise the Child Welfare Organizing Project in their Scholarship Support Program for parents with child welfare system involvement.
www.fundforsocialchange.org

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, Inc. (GEMS)

To strengthen GEMS' leadership and peer education program for sexually-exploited youth, and to expand its programming to serve girls involved with New York City's Administration for Children's Services.
www.gems-girls.org

Hour Children, Inc.

To provide parent education and advocacy services to pregnant women and mothers who give birth while incarcerated on Riker's Island at the Rose M. Singer Center (RMSC), and to increase new mother's use of the RMSC nursery.
www.hourchildren.org

Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services (JBFCS)

To evaluate the Foster Care Service Project, which brings evidence-based trauma services (Trauma Systems Therapy) to youth in foster care through on-site partnering with mental health clinics at foster care agencies.
www.jbfcs.org

Legal Services of New York/ Brooklyn Family Defense Project

For the Tracking and Advocacy Project to train staff to use and collect data for advocacy and reform efforts.
www.lsny.org

Midwest Academy

To provide a three-day community organizing training for Child Welfare Fund and New York Foundation grantees.
www.midwestacademy.com

National Center for Law and Economic Justice

To address systemic barriers that prevent young people transitioning out of foster care from accessing benefits including health care, housing, and public assistance, which could support them in achieving independence.
www.nclej.org

National Coalition for Child Protection Reform

(Fiscal Agent: New York University School of Law )
To organize a forum in New York City to promote parent participation in child welfare reform movements, and to share strategies to increase parent involvement in the child welfare system.
www.nccpr.org

New York University

For the Family Defense Clinic to work with the Brooklyn Family Defense Project to train and mentor new staff, and to hire a social work supervisor to provide advocacy for parents involved in the child welfare system.

Partnership for Family Supports and Justice

To support the Partnership for Family Supports and Justice: Bridge Builders in the Bronx, a donors' collaborative of fifteen foundations, ACS and community service providers to demonstrate that targeted services, legal representation, and parent/youth involvement will result in improved child welfare outcomes.
www.fundforsocialchange.org

SCO Family of Services

For the Family Enhancement Services to support two Parent Advocates to staff SCO's Baby & Me and Visit Coaching programs for families involved in foster care in Brooklyn and Queens.
www.sco.org

Turning Point for Women and Families

To support organizational development as well as direct services for Muslim women and children across geographic or ethnic affiliations who are affected by domestic violence and/or involved in the child welfare system.
www.turningpoint-ny.org

Youth Communication

General support to Rise: By and For Parents in the Child Welfare System, a publication written by and for parents with child welfare system involvement.
General support to Represent: The Voice of Youth in Care, a magazine written and edited by and for youth in foster care, to develop thematic issues focused on several areas including preventive services.
To organize the ninth and tenth Child Welfare Fund Awards for Youth in Foster Care.
To plan a scholarship and support program that promotes post secondary education among youth who have been in foster care.
www.youthcomm.org