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Funding Support

Minding the Baby™ (MTB) has been supported by grants and gifts from a variety of generous funders over the last 20 years, including The FAR Fund, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Grossman Family Foundation, and Irving B. Harris Foundation. MTB clinical and research activities in New Haven have been solely supported by grants and gifts since the intervention's inception in 2002. The MTB National Office continues to be primarily grant funded, while also supported by training proceeds, consultation contracts, and private donors, who have been essential in helping us achieve our mission.

MTB would not be possible without the generous support of our funders, listed below.

  • The FAR Fund
  • The W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • The Grossman Family Foundation
  • Child Welfare Fund
  • The Edlow Family Foundation
  • The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Foundation
  • The Irving B. Harris Foundation
  • Pritzker Early Childhood Foundation
  • Seedlings Foundation
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • The New York Community Trust
  • The Schneider Family
  • NIH/NINR (P30NR08999)
  • NIH/NICHD (R21HD048591)
  • NIH/NICHD (RO1HD057947)
  • NIH/NCRR (UL1 RR024139)
Additional funding has been provided through replication training and consultation contracts in the U.S. through Florida State University (The Children's Trust grant) and Yale New Haven Hospital (CT Office of Early Childhood grant); in Denmark through the Center for Mentalisering, Frederikshavn Center for Families, and Metodecentret; and in the United Kingdom through the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).

Two MTB follow-up studies, listed below, would not be possible without the following support.

The Effects of Parenting on Child Behavior: The Role of Parental Reflective Functioning

  • NIH/NINR NRSA (1F31NR011263-01)
  • NINR (T32NR008346)
  • Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation – Community Innovations Award
  • Delta Mu, Sigma Theta Tau small grant award
  • Evelyn Andersen Scholarship
  • Dr. Lorraine G. Spranzo Foundation

Parenting Experiences and Outcomes Among Former Adolescent Mothers: A Mixed Methods Study

  • CTSA Grant Number TL1 TR001864 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS), components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and NIH roadmap for Medical Research
  • Sheila Packard Memorial Award, Connecticut Nurses Foundation