ERIC Number: ED413063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Foundation for Child Development (FCD) Annual Report, 1996/1997.
Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.
This annual report details the 1996-97 activities of the Foundation for Child Development. Included in the report is a discussion of the history and mission of the foundation and its funding priorities. The members of the Council, Board of Directors, Officers, and staff are listed. The report of the chair, Barbara Paul Robinson, describes the changes in the organization in 1996-97, the approaching centennial of its founding in 1990, and the challenges and opportunities faced as the Foundation focuses on the needs of children of the working poor. The report of the president, Ruby Takanishi, details the Foundation's efforts to articulate a vision to reaffirm the promise of the American dream, and discusses the emphasis on how economic and work circumstances of families influence children's development. The remainder of the annual report delineates the research, policy, and program development grants awarded in 1996-97, with brief descriptions of projects first funded in 1996-97. Foundation-sponsored publications are listed. The independent auditors' report detailing the financial position of the Foundation concludes the report. (KB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.