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Carnoy Martin, Marachi Roxana, February, 2020
This is an overview of the current use of privately-funded "pay for success"-type funding mechanisms for funding social services, including early care and educaton. It discusses the technical, technological, data, and ethics issues encountered in…
English Alan, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study sought to gain greater understanding of how youth at a faith-based privately-funded after-school program perceive relationships within the program. As the existence of a strong personal relationship is widely theorized to be a precursor…
Tse Allison E., Warner Mildred, 2018
In a growing number of U.S. cities, social impact bonds (SIBs) introduce an experimental strategy into the politics of fiscal constraint. With limited political willpower and public funding, some have used SIBs to leverage new support for social…
Robinson Nicole, Mathew Aleyamma, 2018
Reports & Papers
Philanthropy can shape the social change process by influencing policy agendas, narratives, and, ultimately, which groups can fully participate in a given social movement. Indeed, philanthropic organizations serve as resource brokers (Seltzer, 2012…
Pritzker J. B., Bradach Jeffrey L., Kaufmann Katherine, 2015
We believe that increased private and public investment in helping low-income young children prepare for kindergarten is one of the smartest investments that we can make. These investments should support the outcomes that matter most--those that…