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Welcome to the Social Innovation Fund Media Hub. Here you'll find what's new with SIF, videos and photos relating to SIF and our events.

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For many American families, homeownership provides access to quality neighborhoods with strong schools and a way to build financial assets. Unfortunately, the housing crisis continues to hit families who earn small wages especially hard, with millions facing foreclosure and eviction.  Capital Impact Partners’ shared equity program model enables homebuyers to partner with a government or nonprofit agency acting as a co-investor to reduce homeownership costs.  In return, homebuyers agree to limit, or share, their equity appreciation to preserve affordability so that the initial public investment can ultimately serve far more families.   
By CNCS Staff National Service News Week In Review Our AmeriCorps members and Senior Corps volunteers prove that service is a tool that empowers communities, strengthens families, and shapes students’ futures. This week, Wendy Spencer, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, and Rep. Hal Rogers, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, announced a new AmeriCorps VISTA project in Eastern Kentucky. (Thanks to our colleague Cat Becker, from our CNCS office in Kentucky, we now have the official AmeriCorps Kentucky Wildcats #AmeriBall.)
By CNCS Staff National Service News Week In Review It seems like we come up with cool new ways to get things done every other day around here. Below are three examples of how we are at the forefront of innovation, helping communities across the country meet their most pressing needs. It’s just what we do.  :)

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