What is the CIF?

The Kansas Endowment for Youth Fund and the Children's Initiatives Fund provide support for a wide range of services for young children. Approximately 200,000 – roughly one-third of the state’s children – are served by programs that rely on CIF dollars.

Intro to Advocacy

When you’re passionate about an issue and ready to take action, it’s important to understand the legislative process, to be strategic in the relationships you develop and to utilize methods that effectively communicate your position or cause. Ready to learn more about how you can effectively advocate on children’s issues? Read our Intro to Advocacy.

Think Big! Start Small.

Download our online toolkit to help Kansas children learn healthy habits for life! Read more.

Think Big Start Small

2015 KIDS COUNT Data Book is here!

As the national economy continues to improve, the economic well-being of children in Kansas fails to recover from the Great Recession, according to the latest KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. This year marks the 26th edition of the Data Book, which ranks each state in 16 indicators of child well-being in four domains: economic well-being, education, health and family and community. 2015 KIDS COUNT

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