Executive Director J. Tracy Robinson
|Director Tracy Robinson|
Greetings from the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood. This e-newsletter keeps the community informed about the Commission's four objectives: funding fatherhood programs, engaging the community, offering trainings and policy recommendations to strengthen fathers and families. These efforts help fathers become better parents, partners and providers.
Please check our website at www.fatherhood.ohio.gov for information about what's happening around the state to strengthen fatherhood.
J. Tracy Robinson, Executive Director
Ohio Commission on Fatherhood
|OCF Releases New RFGA
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood (OCF) is releasing a Request for Grant Applications for organizations to increase and enhance their work with Ohio's fathers. OCF will award eight programs $75,000. To learn more about this RFGA and to apply for funding visit the New OCF RFGA
Ohio General Assembly Affirms
Fatherhood in Ohio
Thanks to the phone calls, emails and letters from people throughout Ohio, the General Assembly included the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood in the biennial budget. During the budget reconciliation process, Governor Kasich, Speaker Batchelder and President Niehaus all agreed that the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood was making a difference and should continue to be funded. More >>
Ohio County Fatherhood Initiative Leadership Summits
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood launched the first ever Ohio County Fatherhood Initiative in 12 counties located throughout Ohio. County leaders participated in a six-month training that helped them identify assets and challenges fathers face in their county. To read more about the Initiative and how your county can participate in the future click More>>