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.

In the News

King County partners with Ballmer Group to expand access to outpatient mental health and addiction treatment
An article posted on the King County website from King County Executive, Dow Constantine about our launched contract done in partnership with the Ballmer Group to expand access to outpatient mental health and addiction treatment.

Paying for Success: State and local governments are trying a new financing model for social programs
An article by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, detailing our launched workforce contract in Northern Virginia. Our work with SkillSource was part of our second Social Innovation Fund (SIF) cohort.

Voices from PFS Pioneers: Alameda County Justice Restoration Project
An article posted on the Nonprofit Finance Fund by Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and La Familia Counseling Service.

St. Paul Public Schools joins data project to keep at-risk students out of jail
An article posted on Twin Cities Pioneer Press about our juvenile justice work in Ramsey County, MN.

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