Partners and Stakeholders


Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is a family foundation established in 1944 by the man who started Hilton Hotels. We provide funds to nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people throughout the world.

Walter S. Johnson Foundation

To ensure a successful transition to adulthood, WSJF partners with state and county social service agencies, post-secondary institutions, community-based organizations, and other foundations to create an integrated system of services for current and former foster youth aged 14 to 24.

Reissa Foundation

The Reissa Foundation, a legacy of the RGK Foundation, is committed to addressing social problems and improving the lives of vulnerable populations in California and Texas. To accomplish these goals, the Reissa Foundation supports charitable organizations that create opportunities for our communities to thrive with a focus on foster care, juvenile justice and financial literacy for youth.

Zellerbach Family Foundation

The Mission of the Zellerbach Family Foundation is to be a catalyst for constructive social change by initiating and investing in efforts that strengthen families and communities.

Stuart Foundation

The Stuart Foundation is dedicated to the protection, education, and development of children and youth.

William T. Grant Foundation

The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States.

Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes.

Casey Family Programs

Casey Family Programs is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Our mission is to provide and improve — and ultimately prevent the need for — foster care.


California Department of Social Services, Children and Family Services Division

The Children and Family Services Division provides leadership and oversight of county and community agencies in the implementation of child welfare services programs through regulations, training, technical assistance, incentives and program evaluations.

County Welfare Directors Association of California

The County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA) is a non-profit association representing the human service directors from each of California’s 58 counties. The Association’s mission is to promote a human services system that encourages self-sufficiency of families and communities, and protects vulnerable children and adults from abuse and neglect.

Co-Investment Partnership

The California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership is a collaboration of private and public organizations working to improve outcomes in the child welfare system.

University of Wisconsin Survey Center

Founded in 1987, the University of Wisconsin Survey Center (UWSC) serves the survey research needs of a wide variety of clients including faculty, staff, and administration at the University of Wisconsin; faculty and staff at other universities; federal, state, and local governmental agencies; and not-for-profit organizations.