Category Archives: Other Organization

Frequently Asked Questions: Social Impact Bonds

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This 2012 guide contains a set of common questions about Social Impact Bonds (a type of PFS model). Citation: Costa, K., Shah, S., Ungar, S., & Social Impact Bonds Working Group. (2012). Frequently asked questions: Social impact bonds. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress. Link to Document (PDF)

Social Finance U.S.

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This nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing investment capital to drive social progress designs and manages public-private partnerships across complex policy areas (e.g. education achievement gaps, health disparities). Its sister organization in England, Social Finance UK, launched the first Social Impact Bond. Link to Webpage

Corporation for National and Community Service

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The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. Its Social Innovation Fund Pay For Success program empowers organizations to identify and support sustainable solutions through innovative funding solutions. SIF awards grants to identify, validate, and grow […]

Foundational concepts and terms of Pay for Success

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This 2015 brief addresses questions that governments and social service providers often pose when constructing, negotiating and executing a pay for success project. Citation: Roman, J. K., Eldridge, M., & Hawkins, R. (2015). Foundational concepts and terms of Pay for Success. Washington, DC: Urban Institute. Link to Document (PDF)

Pay for success: A primer for social innovators

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This 2014 resource is directed at organizations considering using PFS to finance services and is organized as a series of curated resources, including reports and articles from the Urban Institute, Social Finance US, news articles from New York Times, and others. Citation: Munoz, C., & Gordon, R. (2014). Pay for success: A primer for social […]

Center for American Progress

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The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. Its Social Impact Bonds Series offers issue briefs, reports and news items related to social impact bonds and PFS. Link to webpage

America Forward

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America Forward is the Washington, DC-based nonpartisan policy initiative of national venture philanthropy fund New Profit. The America Forward Pay for Success Task Force is dedicated to driving more efficient use of government resources toward programs achieving evaluated outcomes that measurably improve people’s lives. Its webpage offers information about policy priorities around PFS. Link to […]