Annie E. Casey Foundation
The Annie E. Casey Foundation was started in 1948 in Seattle, Washington, by UPS founder James E. Casey and his siblings George, Harry and Marguerite. It was named in honor of their mother. The foundation moved to Baltimore in 1994.
The foundation's goals are to build better futures for disadvantaged children and their families in the United States. The foundation is a regular contributor to public broadcasting, including National Public Radio.
The foundation produces an annual report, Kids Count, surveying the well-being of children in the 50 US states and ranking the states on 10 core indicators and overall. The foundation works with and makes grants to state organizations to improve conditions for children.
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