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NFI Launches Free Online Learning Community!

I'm pleased to announce that National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) has launched the Father Engagement Learning Community™! This free online resource (community.fatherhood.org) provides a platform for organizations and individuals that serve dads to learn from one another.

Why did we launch it?

How to Partner with Child Welfare Agencies [Podcast Series]

The key to developing a partnership with your local child welfare agency is to deliver a compelling value proposition on how your organization can help the agency do its job more effectively.

And what exactly is that job?

Dads Are Magic Too. [Video]

When we learn about brands that are committed to recognizing fathers for everything they contribute to their children and families, we get excited. When we learn that they want to partner with us to bring the importance of father involvement to the world, we jump in headfirst!

Baby Magic believes the best gift we can give moms is even more involved, more dedicated, more present dads. Read on the learn more.

How To Involve Dad During & After Mom's Pregnancy

Children do much better physically and emotionally when dad is involved right from the start. In fact, dad's physical presence at the birth of his child increases the likelihood his child will be a healthy newborn. It also means mom is likely to be healthier. On the other hand, when dad is absent, baby and mom are less likely to be healthy.

How to Effectively Serve Dads Involved in Child Welfare

Increasing the involvement of young fathers in the lives of their children is particularly challenging when fathers are involved in the child welfare system. 

The Value of a Father Engagement Experience™

Many organizations spin their wheels when it comes to engaging fathers, never gaining the traction they need to create a sustainable local, state, or national fatherhood program or initiative.

What Jazz Can Teach Us about Serving Dads

Provocative competence.

Free Webinar > Fundraising for Fatherhood Programs

Do you find it hard to keep funding for your fatherhood program? Do you rely on only one funding stream for your program?

From a strategy perspective, is your organization on a never ending "fundraising roller coaster"? Do you want to get off that roller coaster? 

We will address all of this (and more!) in our next free webinar: Fundraising for Fatherhood Programs. Register today!

Save Money When You Run NFI Programs

I regularly hear from organizations that they don't have enough funding. The sad truth is that often times, the fatherhood program is the first to go.

Funding roller coaster aside, I'm here to tell you that if you have purchased any of NFI's fatherhood programs in the past, you can save thousands of dollars on your everyday recurring business expenses. 

Read on to learn more. 

4 Reasons to Promote Marriage to Dads

Dads' self-interest. 

Deadline Extended > New Cohort: Learn to Use Change Leadership to Transform Your Organization

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Applications will be accepted for the Cohort until Friday Feb. 24, 2017. 

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities has announced the launch of a new Transformational Change Cohort, an initiative that is partially underwritten by The Annie E. Casey Foundation. Read on to learn more and how to apply.

The Father Absence Crisis [Infographic]

There is a crisis in America. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America—one out of three—live without their biological dad in the home. Consequently, there is a “father factor” in nearly all of the societal issues facing America today.

[Video] Another Reason Why Dads are Vital to Child Well-Being

When you help a dad to be more involved, responsible, and committed to his child, you help build that child's resilience.

The Value of Taking a “Refresher” Training

If you have been trained on National Fatherhood Initiative’s® (NFI’s) 24/7 Dad®, InsideOut Dad®, or Understanding Dad™ programs, and it’s been more than two years, then a “refresher” training on that program will be valuable.

Apply for New Cohort to Learn to Use Change Leadership to Transform Your Organization

 

We recently learned of an opportunity we wanted to share: The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities has announced the launch of a new Transformational Change Cohort, an initiative that is partially underwritten by The Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Applications will be accepted from readers of this post until Feb. 13, 2017. Read on to learn more and how to apply. 

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