About the Project


The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization whose primary mission is to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families. For more information on the Annie E. Casey Foundation, please visit

Casey Family Programs logoCasey Family Programs

Casey Family Programs is the nation’s largest national operating foundation whose sole mission is to provide and improve – and ultimately prevent the need for – foster care. For more information on Casey Family Programs, please visit

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption logoDave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a national nonprofit 501(c)3 public charity dedicated to dramatically increasing the adoptions of the more than 150,000 children waiting in North America's foster care systems. Created by Wendy's® founder, Dave Thomas, who was adopted as a child, the Foundation works to fulfill its mission by implementing result-driven national signature programs, awareness initiatives and advocacy efforts. For more information on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, please visit

The Duke Endowment logoThe Duke Endowment

The Duke Endowment strengthens communities in North Carolina and South Carolina by nurturing children, promoting health, educating minds and enriching spirits. For more information on the Duke Endowment, please visit

Eckerd Family Foundation logoEckerd Family Foundation

The Eckerd Family Foundation provides leadership and support for innovative educational, preventative, therapeutic and rehabilitative programs for children, youth and their families. For more information on the Eckerd Family Foundation, please visit

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative logoJim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiaitive

The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative brings together the people, systems and resources necessary to assist youth leaving foster care make successful transitions to adulthood.  For more information, visit

Sierra Health Foundation logoSierra Health Foundation

Sierra Health Foundation is a private philanthropy investing in and serving as a catalyst for ideas, partnerships and programs that improve health and quality of life in Northern California through convening, educating and strategic grantmaking. For more information on the Sierra Health Foundation, please visit

Stuart Foundation logoStuart Foundation

The Stuart Foundation is dedicated to the protection, education and development of children and youth.  We work toward ensuring that all children grow up in caring families, learn in vibrant and effective schools, and have opportunities to become productive members of their communities. We focus our investments on projects, programs and organizations making an impact in the States of California and Washington. For more information on the Stuart Foundation, please visit

The Walter S. Johnson Foundation

The Walter S. Johnson Foundation seeks to help youth become successful adults by preparing them to participate fully in their education, their workplace and their communities. For more information on the Walter S. Johnson Foundation, please visit