Missouri KIDS COUNT
Missouri KIDS COUNT is a collaboration between Family and Community Trust (FACT), Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF), Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis – University of Missouri (OSEDA) and the Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) who are joined by a diverse team of public sector, non-profit and private sector members. The Missouri Kids Count team provides a highly collaborative environment for effective policy making and sound investments using reliable data and research on behalf and in order to improve the well-being of Missouri’s children and families. FACT, the AECF KIDS COUNT grantee, is a non-profit corporation with Board members drawn from the top leadership in state government and the private sector. Established in 1993, the Board’s mission is to promote and support collaboration and innovation in service delivery for Missouri’s children and families through its 20 Community Partnerships around the state. CTF provides financial and other support for the project.
For more information:
Laurie Hines, Missouri KIDS COUNT Coordinator