Social Innovation Funder’s Info Session

Interested in growing innovative, effective solutions? Come learn about the Social Innovation Fund and their upcoming grant competition in the areas of healthy futures, youth development and economic opportunity.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Propeller: Large Conference Room
4035 Washington Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70125

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The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is accepting applications from foundations and other grant makers seeking to grow innovative, effective solutions in low-income communities in the U.S. Funding priorities include youth development, healthy futures, and economic opportunity. Approximately $40 million in grants will be available; successful applicants will receive grants of between $1 and $10 million per year for 3 to 5 years. An overview of the goals, processes and deadlines for the grants will be presented, in addition to an update on recent SIF activities.

Presenter: Kirsten M. Breckinridge, Program Officer, Social Innovation Fund, Corporation for National and Community Service.

More About the Social Innovation Fund (SIF)
The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service that mobilizes federal and non-federal investment to evaluate and scale innovative, evidence-based, community solutions in three priority areas: economic opportunity, healthy futures, and youth development. The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service and champions community solutions through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads the President’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve. For more information, visit