Social Innovation Fund

Posted by Corporation for National and Community Service on April 4, 2016

The Social Innovation Fund’s sixth funding competition is now open!

During the 2016 fiscal year, the Social Innovation Fund, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, will invest up to $39 million to grow community solutions.

The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) combines public and private resources to grow the impact of innovative, community-based solutions that have compelling evidence of improving the lives of people in low-income communities throughout the United States. The three main issue areas include: youth, economic opportunities and healthy futures.

The Notice of Intent deadline is April 15, 2016 and the Application deadline is May 10, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

To read or download a copy of the Notice, please visit, which provides additional information about this grant competition and instructions on how to apply. Also, be sure to check out the Outreach Toolkit for resources and sample messaging on spreading the word about SIF’s grant competition. The toolkit includes the SIF Classic fact sheet, sample newsletter text, sample tweets, links to useful websites, and webinar schedules.

We hope you’ll consider applying and /or promoting the competition throughout your various networks.

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