Updated: Amid Cuts to Youth Services, Trump Includes Big Increase to Child Welfare Entitlement
Note: CLICK HERE for an updated Trump Budget Request chart, which includes the 2017 appropriations figures from the recent omnibus deal reached in early May. President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal includes a slate of deep cuts and eliminations of programs aimed at serving youth and families, but includes a hefty increase in the amount spent on an entitlement for foster care and adoption assistance.
HHS Funding Several New National Centers on Youth Issues
The Department of Health and Human Services recently put out requests for solicitation for four new national centers it plans to establish. All four will focus on assisting state and local governments with aspects of their youth and family services portfolio.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Early 2013 Grants
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Flint, Michigan www.mott.org (810) 238-5651 Afterschool Communications Project, Washington, D.C., $250,000 to provide targeted communications, policy, and research support to the statewide after-school networks and the after-school field as part of the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project.