The Community & Children’s Resource Board is proud to be a License Plate partner for the Children’s Trust Fund (CTF), Missouri’s foundation for child abuse prevention. The Children’s Trust Fund works to prevent child abuse and neglect and strengthen families through: Grant Distribution, Education, Awareness, and Partnerships. The CCRB administers the fund through annual grants to programs dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect. Residents can donate directly to the CTF or purchase a specialty CTF license plate for $25.00 annually; over and above regular registration fees. The entire CTF donation can be designated to a CTF License Plate Partner by providing their name or county on the check mailed to CTF, choosing a partner during the online donation process, or contacting the Children’s Trust Fund office.
Funds collected for St. Charles County vary, but the CCRB generally receives $10,000 to $20,000 annually; a typical grant is $1,000 to $3,000. Agencies may apply for multiple grants.
Applications for funding are made available each October and are due the last Friday in December. Applications can be downloaded from the CCRB’s Funding Applications and Report Forms section or using the CCRB’s internal website. The application, plus any required supplemental information, must be uploaded electronically to the designated password protected internal website issued by the CCRB. New applicants and non-CCRB partners should notify the CCRB Executive Director to gain access to the internal website.
The Children’s Trust Fund Committee of the Resource Board reviews all qualified applications and makes their recommendations by the 4th Monday of January. Recipients are notified thereafter and a presentation is made on the 4th Monday of February.