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Casey Family Programs

Casey Family Programs is the nation's largest operating foundation focused entirely on foster care and improving the child welfare system.

The Foundation was founded in 1966 and works to provide and improve the quality of foster care. The ultimately goal of the Foundation is to prevent the need for foster care in the United States.

As champions for change, Casey Family Programs is committed to its 2020 Strategy for America's Children with the goal of safely reducing the number of children in foster care and improve the lives of those who remain in care.

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Recent News from Casey Family Programs

Fletcher Foundation director retiring after 27 years
Foundation: Casey Family Programs

Among the organizations that received grants from the Fletcher Foundation last year were the Community Free Clinic, Community Rescue Service,...more

Flanzer Trust donates $3 million to All Star Children's Foundation
Foundation: Casey Family Programs

The All Star Children's Foundation announced it has received a $3 million donation from the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust for...more

Bester Community of Hope receives national award for its focus on families
Foundation: Casey Family Programs

15, the San Mar Family and Community Services initiative was honored with one of two Jim Casey Building Communities of Hope awards by...more

ECC Foundation fundraiser provides scholarships to women in need
Foundation: Casey Family Programs, Grand Victoria Foundation, Victoria Foundation

News anchor and philanthropist Soledad O'Brien will headline Elgin Community College Foundation's Purses with Purpose giving circle fundraiser, which marks its fifth year Wednesday, May 9. The event...more

Walmart Foundation Awards $499K Grant to Center For Native American Youth
Foundation: Casey Family Programs, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Newman's Own Foundation

In addition to the grant for the Center for Native American Youth, the Walmart Foundation announced nearly $4 million in Diversity and Inclusion grants of support to 12 organizations around the...more

Bester Community of Hope's Collective Impact continues to educate community
Foundation: Casey Family Programs, Community Foundation of Washington County

Funding for speakers at area trainings is underwritten through local and national philanthropy and support. Sources include the Community Foundation of Washington County; Washington County Department...more

New Mapping Tool to Advocate for Preventing Abuse and Neglect
Foundation: Casey Family Programs

Casey Family Programs, a national grant maker in the child welfare field, has launched the Community Opportunity Map, a tool that allows users to see localized indicators connected to community...more

Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries
Foundation: Casey Family Programs, Skoll Foundation

The board of directors of the Skoll Foundation has temporarily suspended the search for a new CEO and named RICHARD FAHEY, the foundation's chief operating officer, interim president. Fahey will take...more

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