Nonprofit Finance Fund, in partnership with the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, hosted the Pay for Success: Investing in What Works convening on Friday, October 21st, 2011 from 9am to 3pm (ET). This event will brought together cross-sector stakeholders to identify the potential of the Pay for Success concept and opportunities to pursue Pay for Success pilot projects in the US.
Below, we’ve identified a series of articles that should serve as an introduction to the history, current application and future of Pay For Success and Social Impact Bond projects.
Overview of Social Impact Bonds
Center for American Progress: Financing What Works: Social Impact Bonds Hold Promise
Pay For Success and Social Impact Bonds in the United States
Tactical Philanthropy: Robust Intermediaries Key to Social Impact Bond Success
Tactical Philanthropy: Preparing Nonprofits for Social Impact Bonds
Harvard Business Review: The Social Impact Bond as Ironclad Arrangement
Baltimore Sun: Social Impact Bonds Can Transform Education