Mom and dad giving piggy back rides to two children

Center for Public Partnerships and Research

Optimizing the well-being of children, youth, and families


Who is CPPR?

We partner with communities and organizations—like state agencies, non-profits, coalitions, and local service providers—to create a happy and healthy world where families thrive. Our partners turn to us to problem solve, use data for good, and develop and leverage relationships to transform the system.

CPPR Impact

30+
Current Grants
100+
Communities utilize CPPR solutions
10
States benefit from CPPR partnerships

The latest from CPPR

Child care provider sitting at table with 3 children playing with blocks

The Impact of Child Care Provider Services

CPPR was happy to be a partner in Child Care Aware of America’s Provider Appreciation Day campaign for 2022.
FREE Social-Emotional Development Screening Available

FREE Social-Emotional Development Screening Available in Kansas

CPPR’s Erica Figueroa played a vital role in bringing the free Statewide Kansas Ages and Stages Questionnaire® (ASQ) Online subscription to providers in Kansas. ASQ Online offers providers an online subscription free of charge and reduced price on screening kits.
Parenting is a protective factor for the erosion  of social connections & solidarity

Survey: Parents feel more social support than non-parents

By: Jessica Sprague-Jones, Ph.D. Published by: Capita
Ventures Approach: $25,000 Grand Prize Winner

CPPR’s Child Care Planning Assessment Tool receives $25,000 Grand Prize

The University of Kansas Center for Public Partnerships and Research was awarded the $25,000 grand prize for their Child Care Planning Assessment Tool.