The FCWG is a network of funders that work together to support the well being and economic success of youth transitioning from foster care.
We seek to ensure that all youth have lifelong family, personal, and community connections and the opportunities and tools to succeed throughout adulthood.
Tennessee Governor Signs Law to Extend Foster Care to 21
The State of Tennessee extended Title IV-E eligiblity to young people up to age 21.
New Resource on Pregnant and Parenting Youth
The latest installment in the Investment Matters series, this guide highlights considerations, challenges, and opportunities for foundations in investing in supports for youth transitioning out of foster care who are pregnant or parenting.
Promising Strategies from the California Connected by 25 Initiative
Leaders of the California Connected by 25 Initiative released new publications on promising strategies that emerged from the six-year initiative to improve outcomes for older youth transitioning from foster care.
ACF Memorandum on Child Well-Being
The Administration for Children and Families released an Information Memorandum on Child Well-Being.
Why invest in older youth in foster care?
The number of youth aging out of foster care has continued to increase, even as the total number of children in foster care had declined. Research clearly shows that young people who age out of foster care face enormous challenges.Learn More
FCWG Fall Meeting
Join us in Detroit, MI on September 28 for our Fall Meeting.