The Center thanks these RISE project funders:

  • Andrus Family Fund
  • The Audrey and Sydney Irmas Charitable Foundation
  • The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation
  • The Charitable Foundation
  • Children’s Bureau
  • The David Geffen Foundation
  • Deutsch Foundation
  • Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
  • Henry Van Ameringen Foundation
  • The John E. Donaldson and Dennis J. Perkins Foundation
  • Louis L. Borick Foundation Stuart Foundation
  • Permanency Innovations Initiative
  • The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • Weingart Foundation

Thanks to these individuals and organizations for permission to use their work in RISE materials and training curricula:

  • Center for HIV Law and Policy
  • Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
  • Family Acceptance Project
  • In the Life Media
  • Jody Marksamer
  • Nation Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

Many thanks also go to the UCLA Williams’ Institute researchers who designed and conducted the Los Angeles Foster Youth Survey.

  • Angeliki Kastanis
  • Bianca D.M. Wilson
  • Khush Cooper
  • Sheila Nezhad