ERIC Number: ED424932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Foundation for Child Development Annual Report, 1997/1998.
Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.
This annual report details the activities of the Foundation for Child Development (FCD) for 1997-98. 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, highlights current initiatives illustrating FCD's approach of using a combination of basic and policy-relevant research, advocacy and public education to effect change and innovation in social policies that impact upon economically disadvantaged children and their families. The report of the president, Ruby Takanishi, identifies the current program focus on building a knowledge base about low-wage families and their children, improving children's access to quality health services, and strengthening early childhood education and care programs. The remainder of the annual report delineates the research, policy, service/program development, discretionary, and Anne K. Belding Memorial Fund grants awarded in 1997-98. Foundation-sponsored publications are listed. The independent auditors' report detailing the financial position of the foundation and the schedule of investments concludes the annual report. (KB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.