Dedicated Funds Chart

Our research indicates that these places across the country have made strides to secure local funding. Further detail on each community can be seen in the attached chart. 

Publishing Date: 
March 1, 2017

Funding Brighter Futures Discussion Paper

In this inaugural paper, we outline the four levers that characterize the Children’s Funding Project.

Publishing Date: 
January 5, 2017

2016 Collective Impact Policy Summit

This past July, the Forum for Youth Investment hosted the 2016 Collective Impact Policy Summit, a collaboration between multiple national organizations, bringing together federal, state, and local leaders to share their work across levels and siloes of government.

Publishing Date: 
September 15, 2016

From Data to Evidence to Policy: Recommendations for the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking

President Obama has signed a bipartisan bill creating a 15-member commission to determine how the federal government can share and link administrative data sets without risking personal information privacy.

Publishing Date: 
May 2, 2016

2015 Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S.

The 2015 Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. is the nation's only survey of state child and youth policy coordinating bodies (e.g., children's cabinets, early childhood councils and P-20/P-16 education councils.) The survey assesses coordinating bodies in the areas of partnerships, goals, data, accomplishments and challenges.

Publishing Date: 
May 25, 2016

Transforming Government, Transforming Communities

Publishing Date: 
April 15, 2016

Aligning Movements

Insights and Information from the Opportunity Youth/Boys and Men of Color Alignment Strategy Group


The following learning brief contains the initial insights, information and resources gathered and developed by members of the OY/BMoC Alignment Strategy Group.
Publishing Date: 
November 10, 2015

2014 Annual Report

The Forum for Youth Investment’s 2014 Annual Report, brings you stories from around the country about community and state leaders working to strengthening partnerships, practices and policies - all to improv

Publishing Date: 
October 15, 2015