This guide was developed as a partnership of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey with the goal of raising awareness among funders about ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), trauma, and resilience and help them understand how they can apply trauma-informed practice to their work.
Children, Youth, and Families
The Healthy Kids Healthy Communities report shares how the project increased children’s access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity through changes in community policies, systems, and environments.
Expanding Minds and Opportunities is a collection of articles presenting examples of effective practices, programs and partnerships demonstrating the power of afterschool and summer learning opportunities to support student success.
This report from the Wallace Foundation that recommends that funders boost payments for overhead, reduce burdens and invest in building nonprofits' financial management capabilities in order to help grantees build strength through better financial management.
Through the Kids Count Data Center you can access hundreds of measures of child well-being, incluing all those regularly used in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Data Book. Information can be examined at the state, regional, and national levels.
This report from the California Endowment presents finding from a study of health disparities and trauma among African-American and Latino/ Hispanic boys, the underlying social inequality and negative neighborhood conditions, the need for a healing approach and best practices for overcoming disparities.
For anyone involved in social change communications, this report provides evidence and guidance on connecting people to stories that demonstrate what works.
This powerpoint includes the “What local funders can do” suggestions excerpted from a presentation prepared by the Successful Working Families Team. These suggestions can be used to generate ideas about educational programming or convening topics for funders
The ABCD Network is an umbrella organization linking groups from Maryland's rural, urban and suburban communities that offer basic services, provide affordable housing, revitalize downtowns, and help build family and community assets.
In 2005, when a group of foundation, bank and nonprofit colleagues created the Baltimore Homeownership Preservation Coalition, few of them realized that unsustainable loans and increasing foreclosures were a serious problem ... today, the coalition is addressing the challenge by working simultaneously on multiple fronts with local, state and federal partners.