The Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Board is pleased to announce the availability of child abuse and neglect prevention grant funds for state Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017). CTF’s General Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Grant Application will be released on Friday, January 15, 2016. An informational meeting regarding the application will be held Friday, January 22, 2016 from 10 am – Noon in Room 850 of the Truman State Office Building, 301 W. High Street, Jefferson City. The meeting is open to anyone interested in learning more about the grant program and application process. Additionally, CTF’s Application for Funding will be available via the CTF website on January 15. It is anticipated that between $350,000 – $400,000 will be available for new prevention grants through this process. For further information please contact CTF Program Coordinator Laura Malzner.
As Missouri’s Foundation for Child Abuse Prevention, CTF provides grants to community-based organizations throughout the state that focus specifically on child abuse/neglect prevention and that support and strengthen children and families.