Now Accepting Applications for the SIF Administrative Data Pilot

Third Sector and Stanford are pleased to announce that application materials for the Administrative Data Pilot are now live! The Application Guide, Application Form, and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are now available for interested potential applicants and other parties.

Applications are due February 17th. The project webpage has also been updated with links to these materials.

Don’t forget about the second informational webinar, scheduled for January 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM PST, where Third Sector and Stanford will review the application materials and answer questions from potential applicants. Interested parties may register for the webinar here. Materials from the first webinar (recording and slides) are also available on Third Sector's website.

Interested applicants are also invited to complete the Letter of Interest form that is recommended (although not required) for interested applicants, due January 25th.

We invite people to peruse the application materials and to direct any follow-up questions to Potential applicants interested in scheduling discovery calls with Third Sector staff should also email this address to begin the scheduling process.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity and we look forward to reading your applications!


The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is a nonpartisan research center dedicated to monitoring trends in poverty and inequality, explaining what’s driving those trends, and developing science-based policy on poverty and inequality. The Center, a program of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences at Stanford University, supports research by new and established scholars, trains the next generation of scholars and policy analysts, and disseminates the very best research on poverty and inequality. For more information, visit

Third Sector Capital Partners leads governments, high-performing nonprofits, and private funders in building evidence-based initiatives that address society’s most persistent challenges. As experts in innovative public-private contracting and financing strategies, Third Sector is an architect and builder of the nation’s most promising Pay for Success projects including those in Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and Santa Clara County, California. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Boston and San Francisco, Third Sector is supported through philanthropic and government sources, including a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund.

The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that engages millions of Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads the President's national call to service initiative, United We Serve. Created in 2009, the SIF has grown into nearly a $1 billion social impact incubator within the federal government, creating more than 450 public-private partnerships that deliver high-impact, community-based solutions that work. The SIF empowers organizations to identify and support sustainable solutions that are already making a significant impact in transforming communities. For more information, visit