Social Innovation Fund

Posted by Corporation for National and Community Service on February 9, 2015

The Social Innovation Fund’s fifth funding competition is now live! During FY 2015, we will invest $51 million (with $11 million going towards continuation for existing recipients) in experienced grantmaking organizations that are well-positioned within communities to identify the most promising programs and guide them towards greater impact and stronger evidence of success. These grants will range from $1-$10 million annually for five years.

The Notice of Intent deadline is February 20, 2015. The application deadline is March 17, 2015 at 5 p.m. ET.

The Social Innovation Fund’s portfolio represents $229 million in federal grants and more than $516 million in non-federal match commitments. To date, we have awarded 35 grantmaking institutions and 189 nonprofits working in 37 states and the District of Columbia.

For additional information about this grant competition and instructions on how to apply, please visit

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