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The SSRC promotes professional connections between and among practitioners, researchers and policymakers interested in specific topics related to self-sufficiency by sharing information about stakeholders in the self-sufficiency field and allowing SSRC users to virtually link their organization to the SSRC.

Below is a directory of organizations who are stakeholders in the self-sufficiency field. Click below on the type of organization of interest to you to view their topical areas. To visit an organization’s Web site, click on the name of the organization.

Site Name Audience Type Topical Areas
Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
Asset Funders Network
  • Foundation
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Foundation
  • Education and Training
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Employment
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Health
David and Lucille Packard Foundation
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Health
Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
Eos Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Food Assistance
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Ford Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Freddie Mac Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Grant Makers for Children, Youth and Families
  • Foundation
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
Grant Makers Income Security Taskforce
  • Foundation
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
  • Transportation
Heritage Foundation
  • Policymaker
  • Education and Training
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
Joyce Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
Northwest Area Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Community Development and Housing
Open Society Foundations
  • Policymaker
  • Child Care
  • Health
Pew Charitable Trusts, Center on the States
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
Public Welfare Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Employment
  • Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Policymaker
  • Health
Rockefeller Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
The Pascale Sykes Foundation
  • Foundation
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Transportation
The Robin Hood Foundation
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Policymaker
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
William T. Grant Foundation
  • Researcher
  • Education and Training

Site Name Audience Type Topical Areas
Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefits
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
Office of Child Care Technical Assistance Network, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Health
Department of Indian and Native American Programs (DINAP), Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
District of Columbia Department on Disability Services
  • Practitioner
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefits
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Education and Training
Family Support Division/Missouri Work Assistance
  • Practitioner
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Institute of Education Sciences/What Works Clearinghouse
  • Practitioner
  • Education and Training
International City/County Management Association
  • Policymaker
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Health
  • Transportation
Metropolitan Social Services
  • Practitioner
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Mille Lacs Band Department of Labor TANF
  • Practitioner
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
National Institutes of Health
  • Researcher
  • Health
New York City Human Resources Administration
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Child Support
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Health
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
Office of Family Assistance, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Office of Policy Development and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Community Development and Housing
Office of Research and Analysis, Food and Nutrition Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture 
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Food Assistance
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Employment
U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
U.S. Census Bureau
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Foundation
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development
  • Practitioner
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Health
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
Site Name Audience Type Topical Areas
Abt Associates
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Health
American Enterprise Institute
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Education and Training
  • Health
American Psychological Association
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Health
American Public Human Services Association
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
Anthem Strong Families
  • Practitioner
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
The Aspen Institute 
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Education and Training
AssetPlatform.org
  • Practitioner
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies, and Subsidies
Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Well-being - Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy, Princeton University (Fragile Families Study)
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
Berkeley Policy Associates
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
Brookings Institution
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
Center for American Progress
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Health
Center for Community Change
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Child Trends
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Community Action of Nebraska
  • Practitioners
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies, and Subsidies
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Corporate Voices for Working Families
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Employment
Council of State Governments
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
  • Transportation
Council on Social Work Education
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Education and Training
Economic Policy Institute
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
Food Research Action Center
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Foundation
  • Food Assistance
Future of Children - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University and the Brookings Institution
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Foundation
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
  • Transportation
ICF International
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Foundation
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
  • Transportation
Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty - Weingart Center
  • Practitioner
  • Community Development and Housing
Institute for Women's Policy Research
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
Jobs for the Future
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
  • Policymaker
  • Health
Lewin Group
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
MDRC
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
National Association of Counties
  • Policymaker
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
National Association of County Human Services Administrators
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
  • Policymaker
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Health
National Association of Social Workers
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
National Association of State Budget Officers
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Health
National Association of State Workforce Agencies
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
National Association of Workforce Development Professionals
  • Practitioner
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
National Black Caucus of State Legislators
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
National Bureau of Economic Research
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
  • Transportation
National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
National Council of La Raza
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
National Governors' Association Center for Best Practices
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
National Human Services Assembly
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Health
National Implementation Research Network
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Foundation
  • Child Care
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
National League of Cities
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Child Support
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
National Transitional Jobs Network
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
National Urban League
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government - State University of New York
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
New American Foundation, Asset Building Program
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
PolicyLink
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Transportation
Public/Private Ventures
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Foundation
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
RAND Corporation
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Health
RTI International
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Health
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
Social Policy Research Associates
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Health
The United States Conference of Mayors
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Community Development and Housing
The Up Center
  • Practitioner
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Support
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
  • Transportation
The Urban Institute
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
  • Transportation
Vermont Adult Learning
  • Practitioners
  • Education and Training
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
Workforce3one.org (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)
  • Practitioner
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
Workforce System Strategies (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Education and Training 
  • Employment
Site Name Audience Type Topical Areas
Center for the Study of Social Policy
  • Policymaker
  • Child Care
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Center for Work and Family at Boston College
  • Practitioner
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity - University of North Carolina
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development - Case Western Reserve University
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Chapin Hall Center for Children - University of Chicago
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development- Georgetown University
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
Joblessness and Urban Poverty Research Program - Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
National Center for Children and Families - Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
National Center for Children in Poverty - Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policies and Subsidies
  • Child Care
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
  • Transportation
National Center on Fathers and Families - University of Pennsylvania
  • Practitioner
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Rural Policy Research Institute - University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Practitioner
  • Policymaker
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • Health
State Data Center - University of Connecticut
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
University-Based Child and Family Policy Consortium
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Child Care
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
Welfare Reform Academy - University of Maryland
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit
  • Child Care
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Family Formation and Family Structure
  • Food Assistance
  • Health
West Coast Poverty Center - University of Washington
  • Policymaker
  • Researcher
  • Asset-Building, Tax Policy and Subsidies
  • Community Development and Housing
  • General Research on Income and Poverty
  • TANF Policy, Service and Cash Benefit

 

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