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welfare

We work to alleviate conditions that are harmful to families or place children at risk.

The Foundation is working to alleviate conditions that are harmful to families or place children at risk of maltreatment by supporting organizations that provide prevention services, substitute care, and permanency options for children and youth.

The Foundation supports organizations that prevent child maltreatment. Through support for prevention services, the Foundation encourages healthy family functioning and resiliency of youth who have faced adverse experiences.

The Foundation seeks organizations that support children in substitute care and ensure that all children achieve permanency in home that is safe and healthy. For youth who have been maltreated and removed from their home, the Foundation supports organizations that provide those youth with effective support services and safe, therapeutic placements – especially those that can meet the needs of youth with high needs. The Foundation also supports organizations that fight to hold perpetrators of child abuse and neglect accountable.

The Foundation’s focus in child welfare is primarily:

  • Providing youth in substitute care with therapeutic placements and services
  • Building community capacity to care for youth who have been abused or neglected
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262
grants made
100
million dollars granted
100
million dollars paid
Arlington, TX | $745,000
CK Family Services – 2021

Multi-year funding to address the deficit of high-needs placements for foster youth in Region 3E.

child welfare
2021
Dallas, TX | $2,850,000
Children’s Medical Center Foundation – 2021

Funding to support The Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence, which addresses the physical, mental, and behavioral health needs of children in foster care in North Texas.

child welfare
2021
Granbury, TX | $50,000
Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center – 2021

Funding to support the Counseling and Family Advocacy Programs, which provide counseling services and family support to child victims of abuse and their non-offending family members.

child welfare
2021
Arlington, TX | $100,000
SafeHaven of Tarrant County – 2021

Funding to support SafePlay, a wrap-around program that provides housing, therapeutic services, and case management to children residing in the domestic violence shelter.

child welfare
2021
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