Resources

Pay for Success Overview

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Introduction to Pay for Success
A two-page informational handout on PFS

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Envisioning a $1 Billion Social Investment Fund
A speech delivered by George Overholser at America Forward's "Gathering of Leaders" in 2007

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Harnessing the March of Progress
An article by Third Sector published by the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank

Project Briefs

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From Idea to Action: Pay for Success in Santa Clara County
Case study published by Third Sector with the support of the Health Trust

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Attracting Investors, Not Donors
Overview of Pay for Success and Third Sector's engagement with Hillside Family of Agencies

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Massachusetts PFS Project Brief
Overview of the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice PFS Initiative

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Massachusetts PFS Lessons Learned
Case study detailing lessons learned from Massachusetts Juvenile Justice PFS project construction

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Preparing for a Pay for Success Opportunity
Case study published by Third Sector with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation

Evaluation

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Review of Evidence-Based Youth and
Young Adult Workforce Initiatives

Memorandum prepared by Abt Associates in partnership with Third Sector on Workforce Development Initiatives

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Rigourous Program Evaluations on a Budget
by John Baron. Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy: March 2012.Details the potential of low-cost randomized control trials, critical to evaluating service provider outcomes in Pay For Success

Workforce Development

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A Guide to Accessing & Using
Workforce Data

A guide prepared by Abt Associates in partnership with
Third Sector on Workforce Development Initiatives

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WIOA Pay-for-Performance Highlights
A two-page document to highlight guidance related to
the P4P provision of WIOA.