Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation
President Obama at SEED School Kennedy Service Act signing.

Latest Blog Posts

February 25, 2014 at 1:42 PM

The Social Innovation Fund announces its fourth open competition, making available $65.8 million in grant funding for intermediary organizations that want to accelerate the growth of effective, evidence-based community solutions.

February 17, 2014 at 8:01 PM

The Governor’s Council on National Service will engage leaders from state agencies, higher education, and the private sector to make recommendations on how to expand national service and volunteer opportunities in Iowa.

January 24, 2014 at 3:02 PM

The Administration is undertaking a targeted effort to support the needs of Holocaust survivors living in the United States.


The Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation is focused on developing policies and programs to accelerate economic recovery and create stronger communities. We do this by harnessing human capital and facilitating financial capital.