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August 4, 2011, 1:37 pm
The Social Innovation Fund, a federal program to help expand effective social projects, has awarded more than $46-million to 14 groups in its second round of annual grants, the Corporation for National and Community Service announced today.
The money, which goes to grant makers that in turn award it to innovative nonprofits, is divided between newcomers and groups that won money last year.
The fund provided a total of $13.9-million—or between $2-million and $4-million each over two years—to five new groups:
• Corporation for Supportive Housing, in New York, to expand projects in four cities that combine health, housing, and social services to help homeless people.
• Mile High United Way, in Denver, to use volunteers to improve literacy rates of third graders in 15 Colorado cities and towns.
• NCB Capital Impact, in Arlington, Va., to help organizations in …