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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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Children in low-income communities can face unique challenges when it comes to getting the food they need. Fortunately, this is a solvable problem, and Corporation for National and Community Service programs, like the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) and AmeriCorps, are working to make sure kids have access to programs that reduce hunger and promote healthy eating habits. While SIF grantees supported already-proven models to reach more Americans and addressing barriers to success, some SIF grantees also used
Millions of people throughout the country struggle to secure a good job that pays a wage that supports their families, let alone to find a job that leads to a career. The opportunity that comes from gaining skills and moving forward advancing on a career path can have a lasting positive impact on workers, their families, and their communities. But a good job isn’t always enough, and those workers may need additional support as they move toward financial stability.
One in five adults in America is living with a mental illness, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That’s a staggering 43 million Americans. However, studies show that more than half don’t receive mental health services.
Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” That’s especially true for the 5.5 million opportunity youth – teenagers and young people who are neither working nor in school.[i] Youth development and improving economic opportunity are important targets for the Social Innovation Fund (SIF), and our grantees have been able to make a significant impact in the communities they serve.  

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Children in low-income communities can face unique
challenges when it comes to getting the food they...
Millions of people throughout the
country struggle to secure a good job that pays a wage that suppor...
One in five adults in America is living with a mental
illness, according to the National
Institute o...

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