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Take 5: "Beyond Politics: Funding our Future" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 31, 2017 3:04:47 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Chicago Public Schools CPS, Education DIVE, Girls Who Code, Harvard Graduate School of Education, literacy, Pay For Success, PFS, QBE Insurance Group, Reinvestment Fund, Social Innovation News, The Cut, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Educators 4 Excellence, Harvard, Reshma Saujani, Thomas Toch, Traci Kirtley, venture philanthropy, Washington DC, Washington Monthly Magazine

Take 5: "One Principal, Two Schools" and more...

Posted by Admin on Aug 3, 2016 3:58:13 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, Freshman, health care, Higher Education, Jahana Hayes, John F. Kennedy High School, K-12, LISC, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, New York City, Pay For Success, Personalized Learning, PFS, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, CDFI, Community Development Financial Institution, EdSurge, getting smart, Principal, teaching, Technology, venture philanthropy

Presidential 2016: Pay for Success – A Gateway for Quality Early Childhood Care & Education

Posted by America Forward on Jul 13, 2016 10:43:44 AM



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 75 social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Joe Waters, Executive Vice President of the Institute for Child Success, about how Pay for Success can be leveraged to create high-quality early childhood programs and services across the United States, and around the globe.

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Tags: Congress, education, Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Greg Williamson, ICS, Institute for Child Success, Pay For Success, PFS, social impact, social innovation, 2016, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, David Wilkinson, Denver Colorado, Early Learning, Joe Waters, Presidential, readynation, Sonoma County, Sorenson Center of the University of Utah, The Brookings Institute, Washington State

Federal Budget and Appropriations Process: Social Innovation Fund

Posted by America Forward on Apr 20, 2016 4:54:12 PM




The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs at America Forward.

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Tags: Congress, corporation for national and community service, education, Health, Health and Human Services, Nicole Truhe, Pay For Success, PFS, America Forward Coalition, Appropriations, economic opportunity, Federal Budget, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Youth Development, Workforce training, Childhood Health, Employment Services, Personal Savings

The Federal Budget and appropriations process: America Forward Funding Priorities

Posted by Admin on Apr 11, 2016 10:29:58 AM



The following post was written by, Jessica Crawford, Director of Strategic Partnerships at America Forward, and Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs at America Forward.

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Tags: ARPA-ED, Charter Schools, corporation for national and community service, education, Health and Human Services, housing, IDEA, InformED, Juvenile Justice Initiative, Nicole Truhe, Pay For Success, PFS, Second Chance Act Program, SEED, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Cross Sector, Department of Education, Department of Labor, Federal Funding, First in the World, Government Affairs, Jessica Crawford, Preschool Development Grants, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Pr, The Departments of Labor and Education, transportation, Urban Development, 21st Century Community Learning Center Program

STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Posted by America Forward on Mar 1, 2016 2:02:01 PM



The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward’s Director of Government Affairs.

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Tags: Bi-Partisan, CNCS, Congress, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Health Resources and Services Administration, House, Housing and Urban Development, HRSA, HUD, #NationalPFSDay, NCLB, Nicole Truhe, No Child Left Behind, NOFA, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Pay For Success, PFS, President Barack Obama, Senate, social impact, State of Play, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, DOJ, Early Comprehensive Childhood Systems Impact, Enterprise Community Partners, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Evidence-Based Policy Network, Evidence Based Policymaking Commission Act, public health, SIF, Social Impact Partnership Act, Social Innovation Fund, The Corporation for National and Community Service, venture philanthropy

Using “Pay For Success” to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Affordable Housing

Posted by America Forward on Feb 26, 2016 1:51:17 PM



The following blog post was written by John Griffith, Senior Analyst and Project Manager at Enterprise Community Partners, an organization that helps finance, build and advocate for affordable housing in communities across the U.S.

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Tags: Emanuel Cleaver, Housing Financial Services Committee, HUD, Jeb Hensarling, Jim Himes, John Delaney, John Griffith, Low Income Investment Fund, Pay For Success, PFS, President Barack Obama, Rob Portman, SAHF, Sheldon Whitehouse, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Barbara Boxer, Dennis Ross, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Enterprise Community Partners, FAST, Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, Jeanne Shaheen, LIIF, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future, Susan Collins, venture philanthropy

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Jan 11, 2016 12:37:53 PM


Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: AEI, First Place for Youth, Food Tank, FoodCorps, Forbes, Foster Care, iMentor, Jerusha Klemperer, learning and attention issues, MLT, National Mentoring Month, New Classrooms Innovation Partners, New Leaders, Parenting, Pay For Success, PeerForward, Personalized Learning, PFS, Retail & Ecommerce, Tanya Menendez, Teach For America, The Mission Continues, 30 under 30, ALEX AND ANI, American Enterprise Institute, Amplify Blog, CHARITY BY DESIGN, College Advising Corps, College Summit, Eye to Eye, Jaime Aquino, LIFT, Mentoring, Middle School, New Classrooms, Peer Leaders, students, Teach to One, TFA, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Year Up

STATE OF PLAY: PAY FOR SUCCESS AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY

Posted by Nicole Truhe on Dec 17, 2015 11:50:02 AM


The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward's Director of Government Affairs.

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Tags: at-risk children, at-risk youth, Bi-Partisan, CNCS, Congress, corporation for national and community service, education, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, House, House of Representatives, Housing and Urban Development, HUD, i3, Investing in Innovation, NCLB, Nicole Truhe, No Child Left Behind, Office of Justice Programs, P3, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Pay For Success, PFS, president, RFP, Senate, Title I, Academic Standards, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Department of Housing and Urban Development, education programs, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Evidence Based Policymaking Commission Act, Evidence Policy, FAST, Fixing America's Surface Transportation, New Profit Staff, Performance Partnership Pilots, public health, SIF, Social Impact Partnership Act, Social Innovation Fund, The Corporation for National and Community Service, Title IV, venture philanthropy, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Investment Announcement: Third Sector Capital Partners

Posted by Admin on Nov 19, 2015 2:33:02 PM


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Tags: announcements, Child Welfare, Chronic Homelessness, corporation for national and community service, education, homelessness, Organizations, Pay For Success, PFS, Poverty, Recidivism, 501(C)(3), America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Deborah Smolover, George Overholser, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners, venture philanthropy, Wellness