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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

Federal Budget and Appropriations Process: Social Innovation Fund

The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs at America Forward. In this fourth of five blog posts in our series on the Federal Budget and Appropriations process, we will continue with a deeper dive into a specific program that is a priority for America Forward and our Coalition members. The first three blog posts in

Presidential 2016: Social Innovators Play a Vital Role in Addressing our Nation’s Most Pressing Challenges

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 innovative solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems as well as examples of how this powerful