On the Ground in Maryland

Results Count, a leadership development approach of the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Results Count™

Helping leaders, organizations and groups move from intention to action for children and families.

The Casey Foundation's Children and Family Fellowship is a unique leadership development opportunity.

Children and Family Fellowship

A prestigious leadership program for outstanding executives who can steer and influence organizations serving children and families.

Baltimore Civic Site

Building and investing in public, private and community partnerships to improve education, job opportunities, health and neighborhoods for Baltimore City’s kids and families.

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

A national and state-based initiative that unites the people, public systems and resources necessary to help young people transition from foster care to adulthood.


A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Center for Working Families

An effective strategy to assist low-income individuals and families with reaching financial stability and moving up the economic ladder.

Lessons From Maryland

Casey Family Services

Past Strategy

Casey Family Services, a Foundation-sponsored private agency, provided child welfare services in New England and Baltimore. During its 36-year history, the agency developed the Lifelong Families practice model to connect children in foster care to enduring families. The Foundation continues to make available its research, videos, publications and other  information related to foster care.

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Grants Awarded to Help Baltimore Families and Children

News Release

The Annie E. Casey Foundation awarded grants to local nonprofits supporting summer programs for city youth through its 2013 Baltimore Direct Services Grants program. Read about the summer activities and programs of the 18 organizations that received funding.

June 10, 2013

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Reducing Congregate Care: Worth the Fight

Blog Post

Read about how the Annie E. Casey Foundation is working to support interventions that reduce congregate care from its current level of 16% of all foster care placements nationally to about 5 to 10% in the next five years and to move those children as quickly as possible toward lifelong family connections and permanent homes.

April 4, 2012

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The Road to Success

Summary of Life-Skills Activities and Principles


 This paper reviews the many programs and activities offered to increase and enhance the life skills of youth in care.

January 1, 2006

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Making Homes Healthier and More Energy Efficient in Baltimore

Blog Post

Safe at Home is a Casey-supported program providing free repairs to the homes of asthma-diagnosed children in Baltimore City. Tarsha Mitchell's daughter is one participant who has benefitted from this effort to make "healthy-homes" for city youth. 

September 30, 2009

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Leadership in Action Program


Casey’s Leadership in Action Program delivers hands-on training for people from diverse fields and backgrounds who are working hard to improve results for vulnerable children and families. This brochure explains how the program works and how to tell if a community is ready to participate.

January 1, 2007

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