October 21, 2017

Missouri’s Child Advocacy Day 2015

Please join the MO Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families for the 33rd Annual Child Advocacy Day in Jefferson City on April 1, 2015. Child Advocacy Day is an opportunity for parents, child care professionals, health care providers, and community members to speak up and ask lawmakers to make the health, safety, and education of Missouri’s children a […]

Community Hope Conference 2015

Registration is now open for the 2015 Community Hope Conference, Friday, April 10sponsored by the Alliance of Southwest Missouri.  The event will be held at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2423 W. 26th Street, Joplin.   This year’s event includes a poverty simulation workshop.  Click here to register.

An Easy Way to Checkoff Child Abuse

The Tax Check-off Program provides a quick, easy and effective way for Missourians to support CTF and our mission to prevent child abuse and neglect. When the Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) was established in 1983 it was determined that the Tax Check-off Program would serve as the primary source of funding where donations to CTF could be […]

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The National Child Abuse Prevention Month Website is now live and has an abundance of resources to assist with your planning of activities for April and throughout the year.   This year’s theme focuses on, “Making Meaningful Connections.” To learn how to support meaningful and measurable change in children’s well-being, and engage families and communities in the prevention […]

Registration Now Open for CTF Prevention Conference

We hope you will join CTF and other community, national and statewide prevention advocates and practitioners for this year’sCTF State Conference on Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention “1 Childhood for Every 1 – All Kids Deserve A Good 1”, April 14 & 15, 2015, Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City.  Registrationis only $95 per person for the entire event […]

CTF Grant Application for Funding

The Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) has released its grant application packet for the prevention of child abuse/neglect for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016).  CTF anticipates approximately $300,000 available for new (first year) projects. As Missouri’s Foundation for Child Abuse Prevention, CTF provides grants to community-based agencies and organizations throughout the state that focus on […]

Ending Child Poverty Now

Excellent report from the Children’s Defense Fund.  The report states that the U.S. has the second highest child poverty rate among 35 industrialized countries despite having the largest economy in the world.  For the first time, this report shows that by investing an additional 2 percent of the federal budget into existing programs and policies that increase […]

Parent Leadership

February is National Parent Leadership Month, an opportunity to honor and acknowledge the strengths of parents as leaders and generate awareness about the important roles parents play in shaping the lives of their families and communities. Actively promoting and supporting parent leadership is an essential and effective means of strengthening families and preventing child abuse and […]

CTF Funding Opportunity

The Children’s Trust Fund released a Request for Application for the FY 2016 General Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Grant Program on Thursday, January 15, 2015.  A pre-bid meeting was held on Wednesday, January 21 from 10 am – Noon  in Room 850, Truman State Office Building, 301 W. High Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101.  For questions regarding the […]

New Resources for Missouri KIDS COUNT

Missouri Kids Count (MKC) has launched the new Missouri KIDS COUNT website in conjunction  with  a new tool for data and reports, Missouri KIDS COUNT Data, from the Office of Social & Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA) – University of Missouri.   We hope that you will utilized these two web sites often and please share these new resources with […]