Use the following resources to learn more about funding available for specific programs through State government.
Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds
Supports community prevention programs through policy formation, funding of 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.
CBCAP Local Agency Contacts
FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention
Offers contacts for the Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention program in each State.
Child Welfare Emergency Services: Report and Recommendations for SFY 2010 (PDF - 261 KB)
Iowa Child Welfare Emergency Services Partners Workgroup & Child Welfare Partners Steering Committee (2009)
Describes how the Iowa Department of Human Services and its partners have responded to the Iowa legislature's call for reinvestment in State fiscal year (SFY) 2009, background information on the workgroup and the evolution of child welfare emergency services and use of shelter care, and recommendations for SFY 2010.
Children in the Recession: Exploring the Impact of the Great Recession on N.C. Children and Youth (PDF - 1,219 KB)
Action for Children North Carolina (2011)
Examines the impact of the recession on North Carolina's children and young adults and reviews data in the areas of family economic security, housing stability, State investments in children, and educational and employment opportunity.
Factors Influencing the Relationship Between Contract Providers and a State Funding Agency
Administration in Social Work,36(4)
Examines relationships between the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and the nonprofit child care agencies providing services through contract arrangements defined as supplementary, complementary, or adversarial based on the administrator and agency demographic variables, administrator's attitude toward the role of government, the administrator's view on management, and the agency's financial characteristics.
Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Child Welfare Services (PDF - 323 KB)
Public Policy Institute of California
Explores the reorganization of State and local responsibility for programs and services focusing particularly on child welfare programs, including both government efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect and government actions taken once an individual has reported maltreatment.
Senate Bill 54 Report: An Overview of Health and Human Services for Children Under Age Six (PDF - 1,096 KB)
Texas Health and Human Services Commission (2010)
Discusses efforts to provide health and human services to children under age 6 in Texas, including a description of new services and initiatives benefiting these children.
State Approaches to the TANF Block Grant: Welfare Is Not What You Think it Is (PDF - 487 KB)
Hahn, Golden, & Stanczyk (2012)
Examines how State goals, policies, and expenditure decisions contribute to unique pictures of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs in California, Florida, Michigan, Texas, and Washington, and also examines States' overall approaches to the block grant. The paper also studies how State TANF programs responded to new Federal requirements under the Deficit Reduction Act and funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
State Fact Sheets on Child Welfare Funding
Center for Law and Social Policy & Children's Defense Fund (2010)
Provides factsheets about all States and the District of Columbia, identifying major funding streams used to support child welfare programs, and highlighting expenditures and trends within the Title IV-E foster care program.
West Virginia Children and Families Funding Study: Update and Report on Nine Year Trends in Public Expenditures FY 1999 through FY 2007 (PDF - 1,024 KB)
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice Services, &
Heasley Consulting Services (2009)
Discusses findings from a study that analyzed the level of expenditures of public funds in West Virginia during 1999-2007 in the areas of education, health care, economic support, safety and family stability, economic development, and community capacity building.