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


2018 CIF Grant Application Now Open (due October 26, 2018 by 2:00pm)

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 2018, with projects starting, January 1, 2019. SCACED offers technical assistance from September 27th through October 26th. We will be available during this timeframe to field questions CIF funding and what projects/programs qualify.  

Please contact Kate Pratt or Amber Stewart for more information.