The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Annie E-News June 2009

Live Chat on June 11: Casey's Ralph Smith on Philanthropy
Chronicle Philanthropy
With endowments shrinking and demand for help on the rise, foundations must now protect their long-term health while finding creative ways to provide immediate support to nonprofit groups. On Thursday, June 11, at 12 noon, EST, Casey Foundation Executive Vice President Ralph Smith will be part of a live chat sponsored by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Find out how to join in.
Fostering Connections Act Promises New Opportunities for Child Welfare Reform
Voice Spring 2009
The latest issue of Casey Family Services’ Voice explores how new foster care laws could help more kids in care find permanent homes. The newsletter also features a report on National Foster Care Month in May and stories of young people adopted as teens. Casey Family Services is the direct services agency of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Unleash Your Inner Web Designer: Help Us Improve the Casey Website
AECF website Maybe you’ve visited the Annie E. Casey Foundation public website and found some useful information – or maybe you’ve visited and thought of some ways it could be more helpful to you. Either way, we’d like to hear from you. Please take 10 minutes or so to fill out our survey.
Save the Date! The 2009 KIDS COUNT Data Book Will Be Released on July 28
KIDS COUNT Data Center On July 28, 2009, the Annie E. Casey Foundation will release the 20th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States. This year’s companion essay outlines a series of action steps to improve the nation’s use of data in creating policies that improve outcomes for children and families. Find hundreds of indicators of child well-being for states, cities, and communities in the KIDS COUNT Data Center.