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Child Trends

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Child Trends is a youth service organization based in Bethesda, MD that was founded in 1979. As of 2020 they had $26 million in revenue and $14 million in assets.

Child Trends improves the lives and prospects of children and youth by conducting high-quality research and sharing the resulting knowledge with practitioners and policymakers.

(240) 223-9200
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Program areas at Child Trends

Early childhood development Child Trends has been conducting research to answer questions identified by the u. s. department of health and human services, office of planning, research, and evaluation (opre) that inform the activities of programs providing services to low-income, at-risk children and families. The project supports the provision of expert consultation, assessment, and analysis in childcare and early education policy and research to the opre, including activities related to: providing expert advice, assistance, and consultation in support of the agency's research priorities and goals; conducting studies to inform policy and practice and the development of new research priorities; identifying and refining measures and instruments to improve the collection of data related to program policies and practices, and to program outcomes for families and children; identifying sources of data and conducting statistical analyses on national and other original data-sets to answer questions of relevance to the agency on Child care ...

Child welfareas the evaluation partner to the jim casey youth opportunities initiative, Child Trends operates and manages the jim casey youth opportunities initiative databases (the opportunity passport data system (opds) and the opportunity passport participant survey (opps), conducts all analyses of the data, and provides all aspects of site-level and initiative-level evaluation training and technical assistance. We are responsible for initiative-level administration of the bi-annual opps (april and october), providing assistance to all sites to ensure that participating young people respond to the opps. Child Trends provides full support of all self-evaluation activities of the jim casey initiative, including initiating, designing, and conducting analyses of all jim casey initiative data, and providing all site-level and initiative-level training and technical assistance related to the use of the information collected in the databases. In addition to collecting, maintaining, and analyzing the opps and opds data, Child Trends is responsible for refining the ...

Reproductive health and family formation funded by the national science foundation, this innovative project was established to directly communicate actionable social and behavioral science research to parents, with a focus on hispanics by leveraging commercial english and spanish tv news channels, the public's primary source of news and information. Working with a professional news syndication company, the Child Trends news service (ctns) is producing engaging news reports that feature the latest actionable social science child-centric research. The overarching goals of the project are to reach scientifically underserved sectors, particularly hispanics, in order to build awareness and appreciation for social science research. Hispanics represent the largest and one of the fastest-growing minority population subgroups in the united states. Hispanics also have one of the highest poverty rates. To help programs and policies better serve low-income hispanic children and families, Child Trends together with university partners, launched the national research center on ...

Form 990s for Child Trends

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Aug 10, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Aug 23, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Sep 1, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Child Trends

Total grants, contributions, etc.$25,864,287
Program services$381,679
Investment income and dividends$77,866
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$295,011
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$336
Total revenues$26,619,179

Vendors for Child Trends

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Marcum LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-04-29
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
██████Fundraising software2020-03-03
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-03
█████████Content management system software2020-03-03
█████████Marketing software2020-03-03
█████ █████████████ ███Research Services$252,6022019-12-01
██████████ ██ ████████Research Services$252,2822019-12-01
...and eight more vendors

Personnel at Child Trends

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Karen CallooChief Financial Officer$208,858Aug. 10, 2020
Carlise KingExecutive Director , Early Childhood Data Collaborative-May 20, 2020
████████ ████ ███████Senior Director of Business Development , Compliance , and Administration / Senior Director of Contracts , Compliance , and Administration$122,351May 20, 2020
███████ ██████Director for Policy Development-May 20, 2020
█████ ████Senior Manager , Health Communications and Policy-May 20, 2020
█████ ████████Contracts and Compliance Manager / Board Member-May 20, 2020
██████ ███████Senior Accounting Manager-May 20, 2020
███████ ███████Budget and Reporting Manager / Board Member-May 20, 2020
████ █████Accounts Payable Accountant-May 20, 2020
...and one more key personnel

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