Private Sources of Prevention Funding
Two significant private sources of funding for child abuse and neglect prevention programs are State Children's Trust and Prevention Funds and private foundations. Use the following resources to learn more about these funding opportunities.
Children's Trust and Prevention Funds
Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds
Supports community prevention programs through policy formation, funding innovative programs, public awareness, and education. Although practices differ from State to State, many trust funds use a grant application process to distribute funds. Visit the Alliance website for contact information for trust funds in every State as well as in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Endeavors to strengthen a community's ability to fulfill the needs of families involved in the child welfare system through its Family to Family program.
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
The foundation's Children, Families, and Communities Program focuses on children's access to high-quality health care, the development of children and youth, the economic security of families, and the reduction of violence in homes.
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
The foundation's Child Abuse Prevention Program's mission is to protect children from abuse and neglect and promote their healthy development.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Funds family support centers and parent education programs through its Early Education program.
Freddie Mac Foundation
Supports programs that focus on preventing child abuse and neglect.
Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families
Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families (2013)
Provides a point of contact to grantmakers seeking collegial and collaborative relationships with other funders concerned with children, youth, and families.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Supports projects related to health, health care, and substance abuse. Its grants have funded child abuse prevention activities such as an advocacy center for abused children, nurse home visitor services, and various substance abuse prevention and treatment programs.