The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Board of Directors awards grant funds designed to support child abuse and neglect prevention efforts in Missouri. Notices of available funding for all CTF programs will be posted on this webpage.
Capacity Building Grants Initiative Funding Opportunity – available for Fiscal Year 2020
The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the availability of funding designed to increase providers’ capacity to prevent child abuse and neglect by improving:
- Collaboration through Collective Impact
- Operational capacity
- Financial management
- Board leadership
- Strategic planning
- Program development
- Resource development
- Community engagement
CTF anticipates up to $240,000 in Fiscal Year 2020 (January 1 – June 30, 2020) for projects designed to support eligible agencies/organizations in building their capacity to prevent child abuse and neglect. Projects proposing to build capacity in their community/region through Collective Impact will receive favorable consideration; however, organizations proposing non-collective impact capacity building efforts are also encouraged to apply. Funding is available to support up to two additional years for applicable projects.
Click here to access the CTF Capacity Building Letter of Intent (LOI) template: CTF will accept Letters of Intent to apply through October 1, 2019.
Click here to access the CTF Capacity Building Request for Application (RFA): Full applications will be solicited by invitation only. Invitations to submit a full application will follow the review of Letters of Intent.
For further information about the Capacity Building funding opportunity or content of this RFA, please contact Laura K. Malzner, Program Director, at 573-751-6511 or Laura.Malzner@oa.mo.gov.
Please direct questions about CTF child abuse and neglect prevention funding to the CTF Program Staff:
Helpful Resources and Articles
FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community Based Child Abuse Prevention. https://www.friendsnrc.org/
Child Welfare Information Gateway. Prevention Evidence-Based Practice Registries. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/management/practice-improvement/evidence/registries-resources/registries/prevention/
California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare. http://www.cebc4cw.org/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Strategies. https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment/prevention.html
The Balance. How to Write Goals and SMART Objectives for Your Grant Proposal. https://www.thebalance.com/writing-goals-for-grant-proposal-2501951