Resources address budgeting, fiscal analysis, and other financial planning strategies.
Adding It Up: A Guide to Mapping Public Resources for Children, Youth and Families
Forum for Youth Investment & Finance Project (2006)
Helps decision-makers create or improve a budget for children, youth, and family services that aligns spending with priorities, including tools and examples from States and communities.
A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide: Developing a Comprehensive Financing Plan (PDF - 1013 KB)
Armstrong, Pires, McCarthy, Stroul, Wood, & Pizzigati (2006)
Assists States, territories, and communities in mapping current financing sources and planning financing strategies to support expanded services. Also see the companion Resource Compendium (PDF - 2740 KB).
Developing Fiscal Analyses and Children's Budgets to Support ECCS (PDF - 258 KB)
Offers State Early Childhood Comprehensive System (ECCS) initiatives practical advice on conducting fiscal scans and creating early childhood budgets, featuring exemplary approaches, tables, and tools that highlight State and local experience in fiscal analysis.
How States Are Developing Strategic Financing Plans [Teleconference]
National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health (2007)
Describes critical financing strategies to build and support comprehensive services and supports for children and families, including information on self-assessment, blended funding, prioritization, and more.
Securing Resources for the Organization: Funding and Budgeting
Hardina, Middleton, Montana, & Simpson (2006)
In An Empowering Approach to Managing Social Service Organizations
Discusses major sources of funding for social services, a process for identifying funding sources, the development of funding proposals, procedures for developing and monitoring an agency budget, and the effects of restrictions and limitations imposed by funders.
|State vs. County Administration of Child Welfare Services|
|Author(s):||Child Welfare Information Gateway.
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|Year Published:||2012 - 2 pages|
|Provides a breakdown of which States (including Washington, DC) have established a centralized administrative system for child welfare services and can be described as State administered, which States can be described as county administered, and which States have a hybrid system that includes both State and county administration. A map showing the different classifications is also included.|
Structural and Fiscal Characteristics of Social Service Agencies
In The Handbook of Social Welfare Management
Explores organizational mission and authority as they relate to structural and financial considerations, governance arrangements, patterns of financing, and considerations when different types of eligible organizations compete for the same funding sources.