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Reminder: Social Innovation Fund Grant Competition Webinar - February 17, 2015 - 3 PM EST

Fiscal Year 2015 Funding Opportunity

Corporation for National and Community Service
Social Innovation Fund Grant Competition Webinar

The Social Innovation Fund (SIF), a key White House initiative and program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), 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 Social Innovation Fund invests in three priority areas: economic opportunity, healthy futures, and youth development.

Please join us on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 for a webinar that will provide an overview of the 2015 Social Innovation Fund grant competition. Approximately $40 million is available for new grants to eligible grantmaking institutions or partnerships in order to run open competitions to select, fund, support, and evaluate community-based nonprofits.

During this webinar, you will learn about the Social Innovation Fund, explore the resources made available to applicants, and have the opportunity to ask questions.

When: February 17, 3 to 4 p.m. EST
RSVP: Register for the webinar.

View the SIF Fact Sheet posted on the Promise Zone website.

The 2015 SIF Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), instructions on how to apply, and technical assistance information can be found on the Social Innovation Fund website.

Second Round Promise Zones Competition

For the Second Round Promise Zones competition, there were 123 applications submitted: 97 urban applicants, 19 rural applicants, and 7 tribal applicants.

View the list of applicants.

Representatives from across the federal government are currently reviewing the applications to select the next round of designees. The next round of Promise Zone designations are expected to be announced in Spring 2015.

More information is available on the Promise Zone website.


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