October 2014

Boston Globe Op-Ed Highlights Pay For Success

On Sunday, Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy published an op-ed in the Boston Globe highlighting the great potential of Pay for Success. As Congressman Kennedy points out, Pay for Success initiatives garner significant bipartisan support and harness the ability to deliver measurable outcomes while saving taxpayers millions of dollars. New Profit has long understood the potential of Pay for Success, serving as a grantor

Take 5: “Solving the World’s Biggest Problems Takes Ensembles, Not Soloists” and more…

Here's five social innovation links we are clicking on today: Huffington Post: Solving the World's Biggest Problems Takes Ensembles, Not Soloists Jeffery Walker of The Generosity Network on the importance of focusing on bringing together the teams of organizations and individuals that must collaborate to address problems. He mentions New Profit as an example of an organization that has recognized

America Forward Part of Team That Will Receive New Social Innovation Fund Grant

America Forward, the nonpartisan policy arm of New Profit, is excited to announce today that it will be a partner in a first-of-its-kind “Pay for Success” grant program from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund (SIF). Pay for Success (PFS)  is an innovative approach to financing social service programs that holds the potential to greatly improve