Thursday, July 22, 2010

CNCS Announces the 2010 Social Innovation Fund Grantees!

Today, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the 11 organizations that have been awarded Social Innovation Fund grants. The SIF is designed to promote promising innovative practices in non-profits to help them muster evidence of what works and build their scale and capacity to address challenges facing low-income families. The grantees will address three issue areas-economic opportunity, healthy futures, and youth development and school support. The  2010 Social Innovation Fund grantees include:
  • Jobs for the Future
  • Local Initiatives Support Collaboration
  • Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City
  • REDF
  • Missouri Foundation for Health
  • National AIDS Fund
  • New Profit Inc.
  • The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
  • Venture Philanthropy Partners
  • United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
A complete description of each organization can be found here.

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