Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency

$11,000
Grant Amount: $50,000 and under
Grant Term: 1 Year
Jun 28 2012

 Since 1973 the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency has worked to improve the quality of life for residents of the 14-county area that we serve.  Its mission is to promote a strong sense of community and family values by administering programs designed to provide tools, knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life, promote a positive sense of individual self-worth, encourage responsible decision making and provide.   The grant requested in this application will be used to fund a portion of the salary for the CASA Volunteer Coordinator, 2 Program Coordinators, a part time program assistant/marketing person and the Program Manager.30 of 35 (85%) of new volunteers are matched to an abused/neglected child within 60 days of being sworn in by the courts.  CASA children remain in a safe and permanent home 6 months after the courts close their case 120 of 141 (85%) times.

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