CFSI Financial Capability Innovation Fund II Bidders Meeting at OFN
Monday, October 15, 2012 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
The Capital One Foundation and the Center for Financial Services Innovation invite you to explore the future of financial capability during a bidders meeting for the Financial Capability Innovation Fund II on October 15 from 3:30-5 p.m. in conjunction with the Opportunity Finance Network Conference in San Antonio, TX.
CFSI is pleased to announce the launch of a new grant fund—The Financial Capability Innovation Fund II — to provide financial and technical assistance to innovative and promising nonprofit-led interventions designed to promote financial capability among low-income and underserved consumers. The Financial Capability Innovation Fund II is supported by a collaborative of funders led by the Citi Foundation and also including the Capital One Foundation, NYSE Euronext Foundation, Charles Schwab Bank, Charles Schwab Foundation and Experian. Through the new fund, CFSI will award approximately $2.5 million total to 7-10 grantees with an average award size of $250,000 - $350,000. At this bidders' meeting, CFSI will review the financial capability framework and Fund RFP and answer questions from potential applicants about this funding opportunity.
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The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) and the Hudson Institute
The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) is the nation's leading authority on financial services for underbanked consumers. We believe that addressing the needs of underbanked consumers as a market will deliver broad, long-term change throughout the financial services landscape by creating mutual benefit for both the underbanked and the companies serving them. For more information on CFSI, go to www.cfsinnovation.com.
About Hudson Institute
Hudson Institute is a nonpartisan, independent policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis that promotes global security, prosperity, and freedom. Founded in 1961 by strategist Herman Kahn, Hudson Institute challenges conventional thinking and helps manage strategic transitions to the future through interdisciplinary studies in defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law. With offices in Washington and New York, Hudson seeks to guide public policy makers and global leaders in government and business through a vigorous program of publications, conferences, and policy briefings and recommendations. www.hudson.org