Our knowledge stems from listening to, learning from and collaborating with child welfare systems, tribes, families, communities, policymakers, courts and other public and private stakeholders that care for children. We are committed long-term to lifting up the leaders, vision and values that contribute to safely reducing the need for foster care and building hope for children and families.

Casey Family Programs Brochure

Casey Family Programs is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. This brochure describes our work with public, private, tribal and community […]

Our Work in Indian Child Welfare

Casey Family Programs works with American Indian and Alaska Native communities to support their efforts to improve the safety and success of children and their families. This two-page document provides an overview of our work with tribal governments and tribal […]

Addressing Child Sex Trafficking from a Child Welfare Perspective

Human sex trafficking of girls and boys in the United States is a serious and growing concern for policymakers, child welfare leaders and the public. But more accurate information is needed about who is being trafficked, how that is occurring, […]

Smart Spending for Better Outcomes

The federal government spends about $4.4 billion a year under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to maintain children in foster care. By comparison, only about $700 million a year is available to be invested in a wider array […]

2015 Casey Excellence for Children Awards

Casey Family Programs is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Casey Excellence for Children Awards. These awards recognize outstanding individuals whose distinguished work, exceptional leadership and relentless dedication has improved the child welfare system. The honorees are selected […]

More than Money | Pathways for Philanthropy & Government

The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) named Dr. William C. Bell as the 2014 James A. Joseph Lecturer, an award that honors philanthropic leadership in support of Black communities. In naming Dr. Bell as this year’s winner, ABFE leaders […]