A webinar outlining ways to promote and cultivate sustainability within CYFAR programming. The webinar explains CYFAR's role in sustainability, the PSAT, how grantees score, and how to use PSAT results.
School Age (K-8)
From happy to sad, anxious to relieved, frustrated to energized - our lives are filled with emotions. Emotions can help us respond to a crisis, motivate us to advocacy and action, or leave us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us what it means to live in a society under heightened stress and we are seeing the daily impact of this stress on the lives of children, youth, and families. In this webinar, join Dr.
A CYFAR PDF Report which details the CYFAR Common Measures. It assesses CYFAR youth (grades 3-12) in three main domains: resilience, life skills, and program quality. The report provides the data from CYFAR Common Measures in 2022.
A CYFAR document providing a guide to assess outcomes for CYFAR funded programs. This administration guide was created to help CYFAR grantees better prepare to administer survey measures.
A study that explores potential positive returns from the CYFAR Initiative's financial investment. Developed by the Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk (CYFAR) Professional Development and Technical Assistance (PDTA) Center on behalf of NIFA.
Learn about the core components of implementation evaluation and explore questions and designs to carry out these evaluations through case examples. Webinar presented by Dr. Tatiana Bustos.
This report provides academic research on how people respond to cyberbullying and reactions to systemic racism. In addition, the authors' goal is to highlight bystander intervention strategies that are effective at constructing healthy communication, calming anger and frustration, and changing attitudes.
The benefits of high-quality out-of-school-time programs are well known but ways to persuade youth to stay engaged are not. Several studies that shed light on youth engagement are discussed below.
More Time for Teens is a report issued at the midpoint of a three-year study into participation by 432 youth at 10 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country, starting when the youth are in seventh and eighth grades. It was conducted by a firm called Public/Private Ventures.
One of the goals of CYFAR grants is to be sustainable after 5-years of funding. Understanding how to cultivate relationships while building partnerships is a key part of sustainability. Relationships are also important before asking for time, space, volunteers, funding or other resources. The Fundraising Academy's Cause Selling Education will significantly increase fundraising, including gaining other resources, through the idea of building relationships first. This educati
A 2011 Journal of Youth Development PDF that highlights and emphasized the benefits of including marginalized groups in youth development organizations. The PDF contains information on terminologies and the existing research of marginalized groups in youth development programs.