The Wisconsin Children’s Trust Fund community investment, time and money, is driven by strategic goals and the latest prevention research. In local communities and statewide, CTF advances a comprehensive child maltreatment prevention frame by connecting key partners around a shared agenda, seeding innovative strategies and research, spreading proven programs, impacting public perception, and promoting sound public policy. CTF is the leading force in building genuine cross-sector partnerships - government, nonprofit organizations and universities - transforming the brightest ideas into concrete actions that make Wisconsin the best place for children
Current Community Investments
These include evidence-based, evidenced-informed, promising practices and research program and services funded through the competitive RFP process for a five year cycle. CTF will continue to fund direct service programs working with children and families at risk for physical abuse, neglect or sexual abuse.
Special Project Grants
The CTF Special Project Grants are available for program planning, start-up or existing prevention services proposing to fill an identified need or gap in the community. The services could include direct prevention services, training, education services, capacity building, systems collaboration, policy development or research and evaluation. The first CTF Special Project Grants were approved in February, 2013.
Innovation Fund is an initiative intended to improve child maltreatment prevention by funding a comprehensive community-based prevention approach that will educate and build systems collaboration with traditional and nontraditional prevention stakeholders. The Children’s Trust Fund is finalizing the contract for the first Innovation Fund.
The Video gallery features videos from State and national organizations that show the true value of the community-based child abuse prevention programs.