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  • [Video] Welcome! Take a quick tour of our new free Learning Center.4:45

    [Video] Welcome! Take a quick tour of our new free Learning Center.

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  • My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond Provides School Backpacks on Behalf of Incarcerated Dads

    My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond Provides School Backpacks on Behalf of Incarcerated Dads

    This post is a recent press release from My Brother’s Keeper of Greater Richmond who runs NFI's InsideOut Dad® program in the Henrico County Jail. We're posting it to highlight unique...

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  • This One Tactic Could Boost Retention in Your Fatherhood Program

    This One Tactic Could Boost Retention in Your Fatherhood Program

    What’s the best thing you can to do get dads to return consistently to fatherhood program sessions? New research suggests that you should send a text message reminder that a slot has...

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  • How to Deliver a Fatherhood Program in a Housing Authority

    How to Deliver a Fatherhood Program in a Housing Authority

    “About 6 years ago, some of our Housing Authority employees noticed that there were a lot of single moms at the properties we manage and that many of them were pregnant. So, they...

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  • A New Sure-Fire Tool that Leads to Better Father Engagement

    A New Sure-Fire Tool that Leads to Better Father Engagement

    If you want a sure-fire way to create low and no-cost strategies to increase father involvement in your organization’s programs and services, then your next step is to assess your...

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  • [Free Webinar] Men’s Health and Fatherhood: What Do Dads Need to Know?

    [Free Webinar] Men’s Health and Fatherhood: What Do Dads Need to Know?

    Men's health is a very important topic in NFI’s fatherhood programs 24/7 Dad® and InsideOut Dad®. There’s no doubt that healthy dads encourage healthy children and families. And we...

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  • More Research Shows Dads Stepping Up During the Pandemic

    More Research Shows Dads Stepping Up During the Pandemic

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues so too does research on its effects on parenting. A new working paper from researchers at three universities documents a study on how the pandemic...

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  • Dads, Schools, Rules, and Tools

    Dads, Schools, Rules, and Tools

    Summer is coming to a close, autumn is looming, and I’ve seen many ads for back-to-school clothing, backpacks, stationary, and technology. One of my favorites was a funny ad from...

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  • Growing Up With Mom and Dad: New Data Confirm The Tide Is Turning

    Growing Up With Mom and Dad: New Data Confirm The Tide Is Turning

    This article is written by Nicholas Zill and originally published by the Institute for Family Studies and is reposted here with permission from the author. All the experts agreed: the...

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  • The Latest Data on Incarcerated Dads and Their Children Might Shock You

    The Latest Data on Incarcerated Dads and Their Children Might Shock You

    If I asked you to estimate the number of incarcerated dads in federal and state prisons, what estimate would you give me? And if I asked you to estimate the number of their minor...

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  • Why Moms Are Your Greatest Asset to Increase Father Engagement

    Why Moms Are Your Greatest Asset to Increase Father Engagement

    Do you struggle getting an equal number of moms and dads in your parenting program? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone. I’ve conducted polls with hundreds of practitioners during my...

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  • How This Organization Uses Multiple NFI Programs in a Powerful Concoction

    How This Organization Uses Multiple NFI Programs in a Powerful Concoction

    “The 24/7 Dad® Key Behaviors Workshop is a good tool to use alongside 24/7 Dad®. I use it to ‘tease’ dads into taking the more in-depth 24/7 Dad® A.M program. I offer the workshop on...

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  • Request for Applications: Expanding the 24/7 Dad® Program in Select Western States

    Request for Applications: Expanding the 24/7 Dad® Program in Select Western States

    NFI is pleased to announce the opening of its Request for Applications for organizations located in select 12 Western states who wish to partner with NFI to offer the 24/7 Dad®  Program...

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  • Evaluation of Tampa-Based REACHUP’s 24/7 Dad® Program Supports Its Effectiveness Especially with Young Dads

    Evaluation of Tampa-Based REACHUP’s 24/7 Dad® Program Supports Its Effectiveness Especially with Young Dads

    A recently-published evaluation of REACHUP’s use of the 24/7 Dad® program of National Fatherhood Initiative® lends additional evidence of the program’s effectiveness. Researchers at...

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  • The Courage to Continue

    The Courage to Continue

    Success is not final,failure is not fatal,it is the courage to continuethat counts. Winston Churchill  Failure is not fatal. These words by Mr. Churchill absolutely still ring true...

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  • A Very Special Father’s Day Celebration > InsideOut Dad® Graduation

    A Very Special Father’s Day Celebration > InsideOut Dad® Graduation

    This article was originally published by Operation New Hope and is reposted here with permission from the author. Just in time for Father’s Day, Operation New Hope’s Case Manager...

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  • Community Mobilization Approach to Increase Father Involvement

    Community Mobilization Approach to Increase Father Involvement

    This article is written by Wykinia Culbreth, Georgia Department of Public Health and Tiara Giddings, Morehouse School of Medicine and originally appeared in Pulse (a bi-weekly...

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  • [Press Release] Fewer U.S. Children Living without a Father in the Home while Father-Child Relationships Improve during the COVID-19 Pandemi

    [Press Release] Fewer U.S. Children Living without a Father in the Home while Father-Child Relationships Improve during the COVID-19 Pandemi

    GERMANTOWN, Md. – June 2021 – As the nation celebrates Father’s Day, data released in the U.S. Census Bureau’s annual Current Population Survey (CPS) show that the number of children...

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  • My Brother’s Keeper is a “Keeper”: Learn from this 24:7 Dad® Partner’s Path to Success

    My Brother’s Keeper is a “Keeper”: Learn from this 24:7 Dad® Partner’s Path to Success

    I received an email from Stephan Hicks with My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) in Richmond City, VA asking for help with the pre- and post-assessment tool for our 24:7 Dad® program. NFI always...

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  • How Great Dads SERVE

    How Great Dads SERVE

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  • Parenting In Focus: Your importance as a teacher

    Parenting In Focus: Your importance as a teacher

    This article is written by Cynthia Martin and originally appeared in the Sequim Gazette. The article is republished here with permission from the author. As a parent or grandparent or...

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