Collective Impact Forum

The Collective Impact Forum is now live Please join our online community, collectiveimpactforum.org

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Our Communities

21 places, thousands of youth, meet the communities selected to the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund grantee portfolio

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$6 Million SIF Grant Awarded

AFCS, with Jobs for the Future, has received $6 million in funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund (SIF).

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Towards a Better Place

AFCS and Neighborhood Funders Group convened with over 100 leaders in September 2014 for Towards a Better Place: A Conversation about Promising Practice in Place-Based Philanthropy.

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There are currently 6.7 million opportunity youth,

defined as young people between the ages of 16 – 24 who are neither enrolled in school nor participating in the labor market. These youth represent enormous potential for our nation’s economy. Investing in these young people will also have a ripple effect on future generations of low income children and families.

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