2011 Capacity-Building Awardees
National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), with support from the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Family Assistance, is pleased to announce 25 capacity-building awards, one award in the amount of $25,000 for each of the organizations below. The purpose of these awards is to develop these organizations' capacity to effectively serve families and fathers in their communities.
On November 8-12,2010, two staff leaders from each of these awarded organizations will participate in a comprehensive, 40 hour "Certification College," where National Fatherhood Initiative senior staff and other expert consultants will provide technical assistance and training in the areas of leadership development, program development, organizational development, and community engagement. The organizations will use the awards for targeted work in these same areas.
American Indian Center of Chicago, Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Bridges of America
Camden Comprehensive Center for Fathers
Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center
Compel Them to Come, Inc.
Cope Family Center
Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County
Friends of Island Academy
Health Services for Children with Special Needs
Living Stones International, Inc.
Manhattan Catholic Charities
McDermott Center dba Haymarket Center
Men's Health Coalition of Middle Tennessee
Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium
Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission (CADCOM)
Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission
Sav-A-Life Pregnancy Test Center
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (Pontiac,
Volunteers of America of Indiana
Women's Hope Medical Clinic
Youth & Family Services
Youth and Family Alliance, Inc. dba LifeWorks