Social Innovation Fund "intermediary" grantees identify, validate and invest in the growth of high-impact organizations across the U.S. To date, 20 intermediaries have received grant funding — 11 in the initial year (2010), five in the second year (2011), and four more in the third (2012) round of the grantmaking competition.
Watch these videos to learn more about the scope and structure of the Social Innovation Fund and the impact it is having across the country. Learn how the recipients of the fund are implementing their programs and improving outcomes for low-income communities in three priority areas — economic opportunity, healthy futures and youth development.
The Social Innovation Fund: Catalyzing Resources for Greater Social Impact
The Social Innovation Fund is creating opportunities for the government to act as a catalyst for public-private partnerships that invest in programs demonstrating real results in three areas of priority need: economic opportunity, healthy futures and youth development.The Social Innovation Fund approach releases federal funds to local experts with a record of identifying proven programs, taps the expertise and resources of the philanthropic sector through matching funds, and ensures effective approaches can reach more people in need. Watch this video to learn more.
AIDS United: Access to Care
AIDS United'sAccess to Care (A2C) Initiative supports innovative, evidence-based collaborative programs to connect thousands of low-income and marginalized individuals living with HIV to supportive services and health care. Watch this video to learn more.
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Social Innovation Fund