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.
Check out the videos below to learn about how the Social Innovation Fund is improving people's lives and transforming communities.
SIF In the News
Sep 26, 2016
By Julie Jimenez, CNCS, Office of Government Relations Jose Valencia, who currently works with financial coaches towards his goal of owning a home, has benefited greatly from programs at Instituto. “I came to Instituto and they have supported me through everything. Instituto first helped me to become a citizen and then taught me how to work with a computer and internet. They helped me to find training and get a job with the City of Chicago. And now they’re helping me to improve my credit. This organization is preparing people to excel”.
Sep 12, 2016
By: Ted Miller, Chief of External Affairs Rep. Derek Kilmer and David Wilkinson, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, third and fourth from right, respectively, joined staff from Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell’s office to learn how the Social Innovation Fund has helped patients of the Peninsula Community Health Services.
Sep 1, 2016
By: Ted Miller, Chief of External Affairs, CNCSWhen it comes to Washington, especially Seattle, innovation is part of that state’s DNA.It is home to Amazon, Microsoft, Starbucks, and many other companies that have transformed how we use technology at home and work.So, in the spirit of the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund, finding examples of what works and making it work for more people is not a hard job in the Emerald City.
Aug 31, 2016
By: Ted Miller, Chief of External Affairs CNCS After a visit on Tuesday morning to a Social Innovation Fund grantee in Seattle, we traveled to the beautiful State Capitol Building in Olympia, where many of the state’s SIF Pay for Success grantees gathered to exchange ideas and experiences.Olympia was the data part of the day. We heard from Pay for Success grantees about how the funding they received from SIF enabled them to identify better ways to structure programs designed to improve the way people get health care or strengthening early childhood learning.