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  • New in 2016: SIF Pay for Success National Process Evaluation. Read the Reports! Learn how we're finding what works and making it work for more people. Social Innovation Fund logo. Photos of SIF participants.

  • Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success 2016

    Welcome New Subgrantees!

    The SIF Pay For Success program has a new class of subgrantees for 2016. See how these smart investments are charting the course to save government dollars.
  • Expanding Opportunity, Increasing Impact.  Corporation for National and Community Service: logo.  President's Budget CNCS FY 2017 Image: President Obama and First Lady Obama at a MLK Day of Service event with AmeriCorps members.  Image: Senior Corps volunteers building a house.  Image: Two tutors working under the Social Innovation Fund Program

  • SIF National Assessment Report 2015


Social Innovation Fund

SIF Soccer for Success Los AngelesThe Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is a powerful approach to transforming lives and communities that positions the federal government to be a catalyst for impact—mobilizing private resources to find and grow community solutions with evidence of results.

Authorized by the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act in April of 2009, the Social Innovation Fund is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service that empowers organizations to identify and support sustainable solutions that are already making a significant impact in transforming communities.  

With the simple but vital goal of finding what works, and making it work for more people, the Social Innovation Fund and its' grantees create a learning network of organizations working to implement innovative and effective evidence-based solutions to local and national challenges in three priority areas: economic opportunity, healthy futures, and youth development.


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