The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their heart and their home to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US.
NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves a permanent family.
NFPA Youth Scholarship
Apply for NFPA Youth Scholarship
The NFPA Youth Scholarship is open to foster youth, adopted youth, or biological youth of foster parents. Applications are due by March 14.
NFPA Award Nominations
Do you know someone who's the "best" in foster care in the US? Nominate them for an NFPA Award! Submit a nomination
- Foster Family of the Year
- Social Worker of the Year
- Advocate of the Year
- Local Association of the Year
- State Association of the Year
CedarWorks - Play It Forward
NFPA foster families can win a CedarWorks playset!
CedarWorks has teamed up with the National Foster Parent Association to provide lucky foster families across the United States with beautiful CedarWorks indoor and outdoor playsets. Play It Forward is CedarWorks' way of thanking foster families for caring, believing and investing in kids.
CedarWorks Play it Forward web page
Use the link above to read the rules and submit your application due by March 15, 2014.
National Education Conference
Launching Tomorrow's Dreams Today
The NFPA/FSFAPA Annual Education Conference is taking place June 5-8, 2014 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida! Early registration is open!
NFPA partners with FosterParentCollege.com
The National Foster Parent Association is pleased to partner with FosterParentCollege.com, a premier provider of online education for foster families.
Get more information
about online training with FosterParentCollege.com