Family First Act: Why Outcomes Oriented Contracting Should Be Part of The Plan
In 2018, Congress passed one of the most substantial changes in U.S. child welfare policy in decades. The Family First Prevention Services Act provides states with the opportunity to access federal dollars to prevent children from coming into foster care.
Pay-For-Success Firm Names New Co-Presidents
Note: This story was updated on June 4 Third Sector Capital Partners, a major intermediary for pay-for-success projects in the United States, has named two co-presidents from within its ranks to assist founder and CEO George Overholser.
PFS Watch: What Winning Federal Grant Applications Tell us about Pay for Success
Social Innovation Center Director Patrick Lester has produced an analysis of the winning “pay for success” (PFS) projects funded by the federal Social Innovation Fund (SIF), under the umbrella of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Pay For Success Watch: Salt Lake City Looking For Another Pay For Success Project
The Salt Lake County Council has approved Mayor Ben McAdams’ request to advance $150,000 from next year’s regional-development budget to begin the initial phases of another Pay for Success (PFS) project.