Children’s Trust Fund (CTF)

If you are a current or former Orange County foster youth under the age of 21, Orangewood’s Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) may be able to help you with your expenses. CTF provides financial, educational, and emergency assistance to current and former foster youth with an emphasis on those who are pursuing higher education after emancipation. You may be eligible for grants for school or other expenses, or for scholarships for higher education!

Children’s Trust Fund Dependent Grant
Money for Orange County dependent youth ages 0-18 for qualifying expenses. Read more
Children’s Trust Fund Emancipated Grant
Money for Orange County former foster youth ages 18-24 for qualifying expenses. Read more
Children’s Trust Fund Higher Education Scholarships
Scholarships for former foster youth ages 18-25 for university, community college, or trade school for tuition and other qualifying expenses. Read more

What they are saying...

  • “In the end, it’s about giving back and I know I would not be where I am today without CTF…Every penny is always appreciated and I am so fortunate to have been thus far a recipient of the CTF Scholarship…”

    – Ebony