Community Impact Fund (CIF)

The Community Impact Fund (CIF) is made possible by generous funding from the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation. Its purpose is to make grants available to member organizations for capacity building initiatives, development of affordable housing and/or other economic development projects. Eligible applicants must have…

  1. Active SCACED membership

  2. 501(c)3 status

  3. An active board management process

  4. Financial statements

  5. A history of community economic development projects


2019 CIF Grant Application

Request for Proposals-September 24, 2019
Proposals due to SCACED-October 25, 2019 by 3:00pm

Total Available Funding: $75,000
Maximum Award Request: $15,000
Project Period: January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

This is a competitive grant process with a total of $75,000 in available funding and a maximum grant amount of $15,000. Grants will be announced at the end of 2019, with projects starting, January 1, 2020. SCACED offers technical assistance from September 24th through October 25th. We will be available during this timeframe to field questions CIF funding and what projects/programs qualify.