RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
October 25, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center (ChicagoCAC) and its partners worked to improve access to mental health services for children who have been victims of sexual abuse, and their families, and to increase their long-term well-being.
February 16, 2012 | Program Results Report
Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Washington were among the first to offer CHIP to children in families earning more than 200 percent of the federal poverty line. Researchers at UCLA and the RAND Corp. evaluated the impact of this effort.
March 16, 2004 | Program Results Report
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, a national, non-profit child advocacy organization, conducted an educational campaign to increase policymakers' awareness of the value of publicly funded programs to strengthen youth and fragile families.
January 31, 2008 | Program Results Report
Researchers from the Chicago Food System Collaborative studied whether providing nutrition education to children affected their lunch choices in schools with salad bars.
July 24, 2004 | Program Results Report
Ounce of Prevention Fund planned and supported the Birth to Three Project, an initiative serving expectant families and those with young children in Illinois, to improve the comprehensive health and development of very young children.
October 1, 1997 | Program Results Report
DECAT targets children and families who are eligible for Medicaid, and low-income families without health insurance coverage. The program's family service centers provide care coordination for any child or family having assistance needs.
April 11, 2008 | Program Results Report
Chicago Health Connection developed and implemented a four-year pilot project that used nonmedical birth assistants known as doulas to help low-income single teen mothers in high-risk Chicago neighborhoods.
March 28, 2005 | Program Results Report
The Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition led a broader statewide coalition in an effort to increase the number of eligible children in the state enrolled in government-funded health insurance programs.
June 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
The State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Springfield, Ill., carried out a project to support the development of a managed care system of services for foster care children who needed behavioral health services.
June 1, 1999 | Program Results Report
On January 1, 1995, Chicago Youth Programs (CYP), in conjunction with Children's Memorial Hospital, became the third site of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids program.