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Funding First Nations child and family services (FNCFS): A performance

5 January 2021

Summary

IFSD Funding First Nations child and family services (FNCFS) IFSD Funding First Nations child and family services (FNCFS) XVII Executive Summary Introduction With the endorsement of the National Advisory Committee (NAC), the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) at the University of Ottawa was asked by the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the Caring Society to define a funding approa. [...] The purpose of this project is to present stakeholders with a funding structure; a means of developing evidence to understand the well-being of children, families and communities; and a range of scenarios to cost the proposed approach. [...] IFSD Funding First Nations child and family services (FNCFS) 1 Introduction Context With the endorsement of the National Advisory Committee (NAC), the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) at the University of Ottawa was asked by the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the Caring Society to define a funding approach and performance measurement framework for First Nations child and famil. [...] The strength of the relationship between the number of children in care and agency budgets made it a reliable means of estimating the total cost of the FNCFS system, based on the average annual cost of a child in care estimated at $63,000. [...] The purpose of this project is to present stakeholders with a funding structure; a means of developing evidence to understand the well- being of First Nations children, families and communities; and a range of scenarios to cost the proposed approach.

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