National KIDS COUNT Project

Active Project? Yes
Year Project Began: 1989
Year of Last Input: 2016
Last Updated: Aug 7 2017
Project Location:
United States
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Lead Organization:
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Type of Organization:
Foundation - National

Geographic Scope

Municipality, County, Metropolitan, State/Province, National

Issue Areas

Children & Youth, Economy, Education, Employment, Health & Wellbeing, Housing, Other, Population, Poverty, Public Safety, Social


Child well-being, Child well-being data, Kids data, Birth, Health insurance


“KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the United States. By providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being, KIDS COUNT seeks to enrich local, state, and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children.

At the national level, the principal activities of the initiative are the publication of the annual KIDS COUNT Data Book and the maintenance of the KIDS COUNT Data Center, which use the best available data to measure the educational, social, economic, and physical well-being of children. The foundation also funds a nationwide network of state-level KIDS COUNT projects that provide a more detailed, community-by-community picture of the condition of children.

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Project Contact:

Laura Beavers
The Annie E. Casey Foundation - Foundation - National
Baltimore MD USA