Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Leading Effort for New Outcomes-Focused Mental Health Contracts Serving More Than 15,000 Residents with Serious Mental Illness
When we started Third Sector 10 years ago, my co-founder George Overholser and I saw that there was a big disconnect among government-funded human and social service programs, the communities those programs were designed to serve, and the philanthropic efforts designed to address some of the nation’s most persistent challenges, including health, homelessness, education, and workforce development.
There’s no doubt that social service delivery is serious, complex, and expensive — but the trillions of dollars being spent by government and philanthropy every year weren’t connected to results, and the government programs
Innovative Approaches to Deploying Federal Childcare Relief FundingThird Sector has partnered with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care to develop a funding model for federal relief funds with intentional incentives for advancing equity and quality.
Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative and One Million Degrees launch “Finish What You Started”Pilot program supports some college, no-degree adults in Adams County
DENVER – April 6, 2021: The Colorado Department of Higher Education’s (CDHE) Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) and One Million Degrees (OMD) today announced the launch of “Finish What You Started,” a two-year pilot program providing wraparound support services for low-income Adams County, Colorado adults, aged 25+, to obtain college credentials or degrees. OMD will work closely with COSI, community-based organizations, and local college partners to recruit and enroll 150-200 students and measure outcomes, persistence towards degree completion, and improved earnings in the workforce.
With $300,000 in funding from COSI’s Pay for Success Community Partnership Program,