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Casey and NORC Tap Three Scholars of Color for Research Awards

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With funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, NORC at the University of Chicago has selected three researchers of color to receive $10,000 each. The winning scholars, who are all in the early stages of their career, will utilize Making Connections data sets to advance knowledge related to low-income families, their children and communities.

Posted March 2, 2017

Talking About Equity: Promoting the Curb-Cut Effect

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PolicyLink's Angela Glover Blackwell shows how developing policies to create equity can improve everyone’s lives. She does it with a simple example: curb cuts. The Casey Foundation believes the same principles can be applied to improving outcomes for children in the United States.

Posted March 2, 2017

Apply for the 2017 Atlanta Community Investment Fund

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The Casey Foundation is seeking applications for its Community Investment Fund, which provides small grants — ranging from $500 to $5,000 each — to support resident-led improvement projects in several southwest Atlanta neighborhoods. The deadline for 2017 submissions is 5 p.m. on Monday, March 20.

Posted February 24, 2017

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?