ERIC Number: ED437182
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
100 Years of Commitment to Children: Change and Continuity.
The Foundation for Child Development (FCD) is the oldest philanthropy in the nation focused on improving the life prospects of children. This booklet, produced for FCD's centennial, describes the organization's origins and changes during the past 100 years. The booklet's sections, which include photographs, quotes, and a timeline, are: (1) "The First Decade: Affirming Public Responsibility for the Well-Being of All Children"; (2) "The Second Decade: Moving into Public Health Practice and Research"; (3) "Between the World Wars: Strengthening the Association and Its Nursing Service"; (4) "The Forties: Creating a Grantmaking Institution"; (5) "The Fifties: Shifting the Focus from Polio to Birth Defects"; (6) "The Sixties: Addressing a Wider Range of Issues"; (7) "Beyond the Sixties: Linking Research and Policy"; (8) "The Seventies: Exploring the 'Ecology' of Human Development"; (9) "Late 70s and Early 80s: Documenting the Status of Children"; (10) "80s and Early 90s: Spotlighting Two-Generation Strategies"; and (11) "The Late Nineties: Balancing Change and Continuity." (EV)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Health, Organizational Change, Program Descriptions, Public Policy, Well Being, Young Children
Foundation for Child Development, 345 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017. Tel: 212-697-3150; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.