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5/11/2015

Nonprofit Finance Fund Announces PFS Grantees

The Nonprofit Finance Fund has announced five sub-grantees that will receive technical assistance to develop Pay for Success (PFS) projects nationwide.

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5/7/2015

Pay for Success Watch: Univ. of Utah Looks to Ramp Up Western PFS

The University of Utah’s Policy Innovation Lab in the James Lee Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center has announced the selection of six government agencies to participate in Pay for Success initiatives in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana and Nevada.

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3/30/2015

PFS Watch: Key Grantees Named for Federal Pay-for-Success Venture

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has released a list of grantees that will work on pay-for-success projects with the lead entities selected by the agency last year. Pay-for-success (PFS) projects shift the burden of social investment off the government and onto private investors.

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3/12/2015

PFS Watch: Key Grantees Named for Federal Pay-for-Success Venture

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has released a list of grantees that will work on pay-for-success projects with the lead entities selected by the agency last year. Pay-for-success (PFS) projects shift the burden of social investment off the government and onto private investors.

3/11/2015

Pay-for-Success Watch: PFS Expert to Lead on White House Social Innovation

The Obama administration announced last week that Dave Wilkinson would be the new director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation (SICP), a wing of the White House Domestic Policy Council.

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2/27/2015

Pay-for-Success Watch: The Cleveland Case Study

As part of The Imprint’s continuing coverage of the pay-for-success (PFS) funding model emerging in the U.S., we share this case study of a promising Ohio project written by Patrick Lester of the Social Innovation Research Center.

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2/5/2015

Pay for Success Report: So Far, Lots of Interest and Slow Movement

As The Imprint continues to follow the development of Pay for Success (PFS) projects (also known as Social Impact Bonds), other interested parties have begun to take notice as well. There have been a number of recent reports published on PFS, including the examination of winning federal grant applications The Imprint reported on late last year.

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1/15/2015

Pay For Success Watch: Salt Lake County Identifies Possible Pay For Success Areas

The Salt Lake County Council has authorized Mayor Ben McAdams to move forward with three new possible Pay For Success (PFS) Projects. This month, the county announced the issues have been narrowed to: Maternal/child health The criminal justice system Homelessness The County released a Request for Information towards the end of 2014 to obtain information from the community in regards to the most pressing social issues locals experience.

12/2/2014

Colorado Convenes Local and National Leaders For Pay For Success Conference

With pay for success projects on the rise across the country, the state of Colorado is bringing together state and national leaders to discuss how to best implement the model. Chalkbeat Colorado, in cooperation with the Institute for Child Success, will be holding a statewide conference to discuss opportunities to leverage the model for early childhood programs in the state.