Cost of Care and Redirection of Resources

Developing a high quality alternative care system requires adequate funding and resources.  In countries that are working to reform their care systems, efforts are needed to redirect financing from residential care options towards new initiatives that support parents, prevent family separation, and provide children with a range of family and community based care alternatives. 

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CPC Learning Network,

This session’s speakers discussed the funding ecosystem’s challenges and barriers and highlighted examples of how innovative funding mechanisms are reinventing donor giving by shifting resources and power closer to the children, young people, families, and communities they are meant to support.

Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform,

This webinar is the second in a series for the Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform. In the webinar, Philip Goldman from Maestral International presented new guidance on Public Expenditure and Children’s Care produced by Changing the Way We Care, which is designed to strengthen the capacity of government agencies in low resource settings to prepare a sound budgetary framework.

Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform,

Este seminario web es el segundo de una serie de la Plataforma de colaboración global Transforming Children's Care. En el seminario web, Philip Goldman de Maestral International presentó una nueva guía sobre gasto público y cuidado de los niños producida por Changing the Way We Care, que está diseñada para fortalecer la capacidad de las agencias gubernamentales en países de bajos recursos para preparar un marco presupuestario sólido.

UBS Optimus Foundation,

The conversation of this webinar focused on the root causes of why there are millions of children globally growing outside of families, and discussed some of the proven ways of strengthening families and communities to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the world’s most at risk and vulnerable children.

Marcela Rueda Gomez - Elevate Children Funders Group,

This report maps current practice in philanthropic support for child- and youth-led work at the community level and offers strategic advice to donors on how to strengthen their funding modalities to achieve greater impact.

Ron Haskins - The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,

This article provides an overview of the funding streams that finance the U.S. child welfare system, reviews the federal legislation since 1970 that has led to the current funding structure, and ends with a discussion of how the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018 has the potential to create better outcomes for children and families by promoting prevention activities and program support with strong evidence of success.

UNICEF,

Este informe se presenta el caso de Perú y su proceso de elaboración de políticas para la primera infancia el cual cuenta con características particulares que son de interés para la Agenda Regional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Primera Infancia.

Changing The Way We Care,

This guidance is designed to strengthen the capacity of government agencies in low resource settings to prepare a sound budgetary framework for policies, programs and services that aim to keep children in safe and nurturing family environments.

Changing the Way We Care,

This one-page technical brief accompanies a Guidance Note on public expenditure and children's care. It describes how to include government strategy to promote the better care of children in the public budget.

Aga Khan Foundation,

This workshop draws upon content from the Nurturing Care Framework, the Science of Early Child Development and the Beginning of Life film, to walk participants through why investing in early childhood is so important, including scientific and economic evidence.