Preschoolers sitting on the floor listening to teacher

SIF Progress

Preschoolers sitting on the floor listening to teacher

Progress Key

In total, the six Social Innovation Fund (SIF) sub-grantees are required to use their grant funds to serve additional children and youth through their programs in each year of grant funding.

Greater Twin Cities United Way, as the grantee, is also required to take steps to continue participating in the Social Innovation Fund program for the maximum five year period.

  • 2013

     Six SIF sub-grantees serve an additional 1,500 children and youth using grant funding
    (End of Q4 2013 — actual 1,560 as of 12/31/13)

  • 2014

    Greater Twin Cities United Way submits application for Year 3-5 continuation funding of $1M to the Corporation for National & Community Service by May 31, 2014.
    Six SIF grantees serve an additional 2,000 children and youth using grant funding.
    Greater Twin Cities United Way applied for and received an additional two years of federal SIF funding at $1M per year.

  • 2015

    Interim evaluation reports complete for four sub-grantees.
    Sub-grantees continue scaling: By the end of the fourth quarter of 2015, with only a few months of programming into the 2015-16 school year, our cohort of six sub-grantees collectively served 6,566 students and is currently on track towards meeting our scaling goals for the third program year.

  • 2016

    Interim evaluation reports complete for six sub-grantees.
    Sub-grantees continue scaling.