United Way of Salt Lake

Pay for Success: Utah Program Reports Positive Results

This post was written by Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs for America Forward. "...when business, government and the social sector work together in this way, large- scale social change is possible." -Bill Crim, President and CEO of United Way of Salt Lake From New York City to Salt Lake County, Pay for Success - an innovative funding approach to driving government

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85% is the amount of a child’s brain that is developed by age 5. 300 million is the number of fewer words that children from low-income families have been exposed to by age three, compared to their more affluent peers. Billions is the amount of money that it costs the nation in remedial and special education, unemployment, and in too

America Forward: Expanding Focus of Pay for Success in Early Learning

[caption id="attachment_9230" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Left to Right: Nicole Truhe of America Forward, Chris Ellis of United Way of Salt Lake, Gary Glickman of Accenture, Jeremy Keele of University of Utah Policy Innovation Lab and Bryan Boroughs of Institute for Child Success presenting a panel entitled: Policy and Legislative Issues for Early Childhood PFS.[/caption] Earlier this week America Forward had the