Measuring Outcomes Opens New Doors
Nurse-Family Partnership provides high-risk low-income first-time mothers with a trained nurse to help her through her pregnancy and the child’s first two years of life. NFP emphasizes data-driven outcomes resulting in successful implementation in 43 states, 6 tribal entities, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
New nonprofit aims to serve new moms
Three women who delivered children who were stillborn or died within a few hours of birth are launching a nonprofit that provides new mothers in financial need with a bag of infant essentials.
Nurse-family effort in national spotlight
A collaborative effort in North Carolina to team nurses with new and expectant families has been selected to partner with the Pew Center on the States in a national campaign to promote nurse-family partnerships.
Duke Endowment gives over $200 million in 2008
The Duke Endowment awarded nearly 400 grants totaling $204.5 million to nonprofits throughout the Carolinas last year.
Prevent Child Abuse, at 30, targets prevention
Operating with $1.4 million annual budget, the group focuses on preventing abuse and neglect though evidence-based programs that aim to educate and support parents.