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Lessons for Providers Interested in Pay for Success

The following blog post was written by America Forward Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe and Third Sector Capital Partners Senior Associate Joshua Reed-Diawuoh. With the launch of the Social Innovation Fund’s Pay for Success (SIF PFS) program, new funding was available to resource both feasibility assessment and project construction support activities (for more information on PFS feasibility, construction, and launch
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Evidence in Action: Investing in Accessibility

Thanks to the persistence of social entrepreneurs across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series will highlight the voices of the more than 70 social innovation organizations that make up the America Forward Coalition, the results-driven solutions our community has to our country’s most pressing
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America Forward Applauds The Release Of The Commission On Evidence-Based Policymaking’s Final Report

Members of the America Forward Coalition issued the following statement on the release of the the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking’s final report on Thursday, September 7, 2017: “Members of the America Forward Coalition applaud the release of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking’s final report and recommendations, “The Promise of Evidence-Based Policymaking.” This bipartisan, cross-sector Commission was created through an equally bipartisan
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Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success Support: Impact Beyond Launch

The following blog post was written by America Forward Government Affairs Director Nicole Truhe. Since its authorization as a federal program, the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) has been aimed at finding and growing the most promising solutions to our nation’s most pressing challenges. The original model of the SIF, known as SIF Classic, is focused on directing federal resources (matched 1:1
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