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Keep up with the latest updates and announcements from the Good Dads headquarters and our chapters.

Good Dads is excited to announce its newest program titled Good Dads Great Communities. The six-part video and discussion-based course is designed to help father-focused leaders begin to investigate what it would be like to launch a Good Dads initiative in their communities. Small groups of community stakeholders will have...

Good Dads’ partnership with the United Way of the Ozarks was renewed for the 2024–2026 grant cycle. UWO announced last Monday its new lineup of program winners for its community investment fund. “This was our most competitive grant process yet, and we’re thrilled with the quality and variety of community...

Good Dads received its second-in-a-row appropriation in Missouri’s annual budget, signed by Governor Mike Parson at the end of June. The nonprofit received two budgetary items: a one-time appropriation, plus a more permanent line-item that Good Dads hopes will remain in the budget for years to come. Both pools will...

Good Dads will be on the national stage this summer as its executive director will present at this year’s National Fatherhood Summit hosted by the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse. The convening’s 2024 theme is “From Foundations to the Future.” The summit, taking place August 13–15 in Atlanta, GA, boasts the...

If you submitted a nomination for the 2024 Outstanding Dads of the Year contest this spring, thank you! We received submissions from across the Ozarks from sons and daughters, spouses, friends and neighbors, co-workers and many others who recognize the important role that dads play in the lives of their...

Last week, we announced the four Outstanding Father of the Year finalists:  – Outstanding Outstanding Dad of the Year in the Trades: Christopher Hunt Outstanding First Responder Dad of the Year: Joshua Dukewits Outstanding Dad of the Year in Transportation: Lee Williams  Outstanding Dad of the Year in Law Enforcement:...

Good Dads Podcast

Laugh and learn as you hear Good Dads guests cover a variety of topics perfect for the 21st century dad. 

Cultivating Friendships, Resilience and Being Supportive for Dads-to-be | With Dr. Shelby Smith
Child-Rearing as a Team Event | With Dr. Sarah Jean Baker
From the Archive | Sleep Habits, Dirty Diapers and Piles of Laundry | With Brian Mattson and Drew Dilisio
My Baby Contracted RSV – A Parent’s Nightmare (with a Happy Ending) | With New Dad Tim Lewis
From the Archive | Transitions Abound with Blended Families – with Dana and Christina Ford
The Value of Home Visits for New Parents | With Nurse Bre Tyger

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What I Want to Be

As children discover their passions and ambitions, a father’s impact is more crucial than ever. Join us as we explore the importance of a dad’s presence as kids answer one of life’s most important questions: “What do I want to be when I grow up?”