Washington, DC – The Social Innovation Fund is moving more than $12 million in federal and private investments into some of the cities hardest hit by the economic downturn. Three grantees of the Fund recently awarded the first round of subgrants to support 61 community-based nonprofit organizations working to provide workforce training, job placement, financial literacy services, and other resources to help individuals achieve long-term financial security.
Social Innovation Fund
WASHINGTON, DC – The Corporation for National and Community Service released a draft Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its 2011 Social Innovation Fund grant competition today. The Corporation is soliciting public feedback on the funding notification through January 21, 2011.
The Corporation Provides Funds to Gulf States to Bolster Future Disaster Preparedness, Applies Lessons Learned From Katrina
Portfolio is a collection of bold programs targeting $123 million in resources to community solutions in the areas of economic opportunity, health and youth development
Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. EDT
Washington, DC – This Thursday, the Corporation for National and Community Service will announce its inaugural Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grants. The grants will target millions in public and private funds to grow effective solutions to persistent social challenges across greater than 20 states.
Largest-Ever Conference of Service Leaders to Convene in New York City June 28
(NEW YORK CITY) — As millions of Americans continue to face economic hardship, leaders from nearly every major sector gather to develop strategies that catalyze citizen service and volunteering to achieve greater impact toward addressing our national challenges. The 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service held in New York City on June 28-30 kicks off at a time of great need for the country and opportunity for the service movement.
Social Innovation Fund Announcement
The White House
May 27, 2010
260 Organizations Collaborate to Submit Requests for Funding
Washington, DC—The Corporation for National and Community Service named Paul Carttar as Director of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) today. Carttar is a recognized leader in the fields of nonprofit management and social innovation.
By Stephen Goldsmith
America is facing some of the greatest challenges in a generation. At the same time, promising nonprofit organizations across the country are making heroic efforts to meet overwhelming need and, implement effective and innovative ways to meet these challenges. But their impact is often hampered by a lack of resources and support to evaluate and improve their programs, and expand them so they can serve more communities of need.