Pay for Success

Presidential 2016: Using Data, Community Engagement & Pay for Success to Improve Community Outcomes

Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 75 social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work
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The Role of the Social Innovation Fund in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement

The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, Government Affairs Director, America Forward At America Forward, we believe that innovation and evidence are needed in order to more effectively address our country’s most pressing social problems. From both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, there has been similar rhetoric that data and evidence should be used to develop policy, allocate budgets, and
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America Forward Congratulates the Newly Appointed Members of the Commission on Evidence-based Policymaking

“Members of the America Forward Coalition congratulate the newly appointed members of the bipartisan, cross-sector Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking. Created by legislation introduced and led by Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), this important Commission is tasked with identifying practices and processes for ensuring the use of evidence and outcomes in
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State of Play: Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy June/July 2016

The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward’s Director of Government Affairs. America Forward held its bi-monthly Pay for Success and Evidence-Based Policy Network call at the end of June to discuss the current “State of Play” in Pay for Success and evidence-based policy and practice. This post reflects the major updates provided on the call and additional
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Presidential 2016: Pay for Success – A Gateway for Quality Early Childhood Care & Education

Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work
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America Forward Applauds House Passage of the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act

The following is a statement by Members of the America Forward Coalition on the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act: “Members of the America Forward Coalition applaud the U.S. House of Representatives for approving the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act. Introduced by Representatives Todd Young (R-IN) and John
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Presidential 2016: Performance-Based Leadership – The Future of Pay for Success

Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work
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Presidential 2016: Creating Supportive Housing & Breaking Patterns with Pay for Success

Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work
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Presidential 2016: Pay for Success Gains Steam in Congress With Bipartisan Support – The Next President Must Join the Movement

This blog post was co-authored by Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs at America Forward, and Juanita Tolliver, Manager at America Forward. Outcomes and evidence, and even Pay for Performance/Pay for Success contracting arrangements, have been leveraged by social innovators and community-based organizations, as well as state and local leaders for years, and now the federal government and legislators on
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America Forward: Pay For Success Work in “The Hill”

With the 2016 election cycle well underway, the America Forward coalition is leveraging the opportunity to lift up innovative work in the social sector. Through bi-partisan outreach America Forward is urging the next President to look to breakthrough work happening at the community level to scale up solutions. taking the opportunity to bring organizations working on our country’s most pressing
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