September 28, 2009

Social Innovation Fund is topic of Social Policy Seminar

Robert T. Grimm Jr., director of Research and Policy Development at the Corporation for National and Community Service, will be the speaker at the Social Policy Seminar Series scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, in 526 Wyman Park Building, Homewood campus. His topic is “Scaling Great Ideas That Work: The Social Innovation Fund.”

Grimm is currently overseeing the implementation of the Social Innovation Fund and other initiatives authorized by the 2009 Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. He is co-author of the cover article in the Winter 2009 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review titled “The New Volunteer Workforce.”