The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. Its primary mission is to foster public policies, human-service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families. In pursuit of this goal, the Foundation makes grants that help states, cities, and neighborhoods fashion more innovative, cost-effective responses to these needs.
Carnegie Corporation of New York was created by Andrew Carnegie in 1911 to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding. The last of Carnegie's great endowments, it is the only one to be established as a grantmaking foundation.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy, comprised of marriage and family therapists (MFTs) from the United States, Canada and abroad.
The American Psychological Association is the world's largest organization of psychologists. Since its founding, APA has been working toward the advancement of psychology as a science, a profession, and a means of promoting human welfare.
The International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) seeks to stimulate and support the scientific study of personal relationships and encourage cooperation among social scientists worldwide.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest organization of early childhood professionals and others dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education programs for children birth through age eight.
The National Council on Family Relations provides a forum for family researchers, educators and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.
Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) is a dynamic, multidisciplinary, international organization dedicated to understanding adolescence through research and dissemination.
The purposes of the Society are to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of human development, to foster theexchange of information among scientist and other professionals of various disciplines, and to encourage applications of research findings.