Twelve States Selected To Receive Funding To Better Engage Fathers In Programs And Policies

By Soda City Biz Wire | January 31, 2019

Stoneleigh Fellow Rufus Sylvester Lynch’s Strong Families Commission is one of twelve grantees awarded $10,000 from the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network to promote the adoption of holistic policies and services that improve father involvement.

Today, the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (FRPN) announced that it has selected 12 states to each receive $10,000 state planning mini grants. The projects will run from February 1 – September 30, 2019. Grantees include:

  • CO – Families First Colorado
  • CT – State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services
  • KY – Lexington Leadership Foundation
  • MI – University of Michigan, School of Social Work
  • MN – Minnesota Fathers and Families Network
  • NC – North Carolina State University, School of Social Work
  • PA – The Strong Families Commission
  • RI – Parent Support Network of Rhode Island
  • SC – South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families
  • TX – University of Texas at Austin, Child & Family Research Partnership
  • WA – Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Economic Services Administration (ESA), Office of the Assistant Secretary
  • WY – Wyoming Department of Family Services

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