Small Investments, Big Changes

A 10-Year Review of the Casey Fellows' Mini-Grants Program


This report summarizes 10 years of the Fellows Alumni Network mini-grants history, alumni involvement and awards, from Casey's Children and Family Fellowship program.  

January 1, 2010

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A Path Less Traveled

Reflections on Making Connections


This report includes observations and insights from Casey Foundation senior staff who served as local site team leaders as well as local site coordinators, during the Foundation’s 10-year Making Connections community change initiative. 

January 2, 2009

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A New Way To Give It Away

How a small grants program has engaged residents and achieved quick successes in Boston


This report by The Diarist Project for the Casey Foundation documents lessons learned from use of flexible small grant funds to help engage residents in community change efforts during the early stages of the Making Connections initiative. 

February 1, 2006

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Ryan Chao Named Vice President of Civic Sites and Community Change

News Release

Ryan Chao, the current executive director of Berkeley, Calif.-based Satellite Housing, was selected to be vice president of Civic Sites and Community Change. He will oversee the Foundation’s community change investments, including its most significant community transformation initiatives in Baltimore and Atlanta.  

November 30, 2011

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New Partnerships to Strengthen Communities in Buffalo, Columbus and San Antonio

Blog Post

The Annie E. Casey Foundation today announced that it is forming partnerships in three cities to improve the well-being of children and their families through community- and family-focused innovations. Over the next two years, the Casey Foundation will award up to $150,000 annually to partners in Buffalo, N.Y.; Columbus, Ohio; and San Antonio to support community development within low-income neighborhoods in their cities, while also helping them develop programs that serve children and their parents at the same time.

November 15, 2012

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The 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Profiles of Child Well-Being


According to data released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its 2011 KIDS COUNT ® Data Book, over the past decade there has been a significant decline in economic well-being for low-income children and families. Data also reveal the impact of the job and foreclosure crisis on children. This year's message explores how children and families are faring in the wake of the recession and why it matters to help kids reach their full potential to become part of a robust economy and society. To find more information related to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, or to create your own customized maps, graphs, or charts, visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

January 1, 2011

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