Casey Family Programs celebrates 50 years of service

In 2016, Casey Family Programs is commemorating our 50th anniversary of working to improve outcomes for children and families across America. Learn what’s in store as we honor Jim Casey’s legacy, vision and spirit.

Trustee Joan Poliak honored with Fred Rogers Leadership Award

Casey Family Programs Trustee Joan Poliak has been named this year’s recipient of the Fred Rogers Leadership Award in Philanthropy for Children, Youth and Families. Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families (GCYF) gives this award annually in memory of one of the country’s most beloved advocates for children, Fred McFeely Rogers — known by generations […]

White House convening lifts up native youth: Event brings together first lady, Cabinet secretaries, tribal youth and leaders to expand opportunities for Native youth

Casey Family Programs joined the White House, Center for Native American Youth, tribal, government and philanthropic leaders in an inspiring convening focused on creating opportunities for Native youth. The April 8, 2015, convening, “Creating Native Youth Opportunities,” underscored the Obama Administration’s commitment to creating opportunities for the next generation of Native Americans. The five-hour gathering […]

Child welfare organizations disappointed by decision: U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of adoptive parents in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

Casey Family Programs, Child Welfare League of America and Children’s Defense Fund expressed disappointment regarding today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision affecting the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) as the guiding law when determining the well-being of an Indian child in a custody dispute. David Sanders, Casey Family Programs’ executive vice president, said the ruling threatened […]

Bob Watt named chair of Casey Family Programs’ Board of Trustees

The board of trustees for Casey Family Programs, the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on reducing the need for foster care and building communities of hope for children and families, has selected Bob Watt as its new chair. Watt succeeds Dr. Shelia Evans-Tranumn who will remain a member of the board for the Seattle-based foundation. […]

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