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Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 4:52 PM EST
With this exciting new initiative from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), AmeriCorps members will expand their efforts to support tribes and localities in growing opportunity for all.
Posted byon December 4, 2014 at 4:36 PM EST
In 2012, President Obama prioritized Pay for Success (PFS) as one of the key strategies in his second-term social innovation agenda. PFS is a rapidly expanding approach to funding social services that is making great progress around the country.
Posted byon December 2, 2014 at 10:35 AM EST
America has led the world in developing a national culture of civic participation, but one of the most enduring institutions that we created has been the community foundation.
Posted byon November 26, 2014 at 4:14 PM EST
Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation Jonathan Greenblatt explains how Americans participate in #GivingTuesday.
Posted byon November 12, 2014 at 4:31 PM EST
Submissions are open for the second-ever White House Student Film Festival, open to U.S. students, grades K-12.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 5:23 PM EST
The Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund (SIF) announces the federal government’s most robust action to date in support of Pay for Success (PFS), a promising model for expanding innovative, highly effective social programs that achieve better results and can save tax payer dollars.
Posted byon October 2, 2014 at 2:50 PM EST
The U.S. Small Business Administration announces a series of important new measures to expand its landmark Impact Investment Fund. Inspired by the President’s vision of a more inclusive and sustainable economy, the Impact Fund was launched in 2011 as one of several federal initiatives designed to support America’s impact investment industry.
Posted byon September 26, 2014 at 3:22 PM EST
The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Department of Education, and Corporation for National and Community Service hosted a gathering to kick off the President’s Fourth Annual Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge.
Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 3:22 PM EST
The White House hosts the first-ever “What Works Showcase” -- a live, interactive event featuring a diverse selection of SIF investments, including social entrepreneurs leading innovative nonprofits and social enterprises transforming lives and strengthening communities across the country.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 5:52 PM EST
President Obama joins former President Bill Clinton in celebrating the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, and welcoming some of the national service program's newest members.