Children and Family Fellowship

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

An inten­sive exec­u­tive lead­er­ship pro­gram — cel­e­brat­ing its 30th anniver­sary in 2023 — that devel­ops the poten­tial of lead­ers at the helm of non­prof­it, phil­an­thropic and pub­lic orga­ni­za­tions to improve the life cir­cum­stances and prospects of chil­dren, youth and fam­i­lies liv­ing in low-income com­mu­ni­ties. The Chil­dren and Fam­i­ly Fel­low­ship® strives to increase the pool of diverse, vision­ary lead­ers with the con­fi­dence and com­pe­tence to lead and sus­tain major sys­tem reforms and com­mu­ni­ty change ini­tia­tives. These lead­ers under­stand how race, eth­nic­i­ty, class, gen­der, sex­u­al ori­en­ta­tion and lan­guage affect ser­vice deliv­ery, pol­i­cy, prac­tice and advo­ca­cy and are com­mit­ted to achiev­ing equi­table results.

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Thirty Years of Leading for Results

Developing Leaders shares lessons from the Casey Foundation's Children and Family Fellowship, which celebrated 30 years in 2023. Explore the book.

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About the Children and Family Fellowship

Webinar for Potential Fellowship Applicants

This webinar reviewed the Fellowship selection process and criteria, as well as featured three recent Fellows talking about their experience and responding to questions.

Two Children and Family Fellows Speak About the Fellowship

This video features two leaders in the nonprofit sector talking about their experience in the Children and Family Fellowship. Learn what led these leaders to apply to the Fellowship, how the Fellowship has helped them focus on results and advice they have for future Fellows.

Perspective on the Fellowship From a Fellow’s CEO

This video features a nonprofit CEO who had a member of her senior leadership team participate in the Children and Family Fellowship. The CEO talks about her experience supervising and supporting a Fellow.