Strategic Program Design & Management

Our Approach

Governments are constantly adapting—and are frequently charged with testing new models despite strained capacity. Social Finance collaborates with public sector leaders to design and launch innovative programs in complex environments—facilitating program planning, supporting procurements, designing measurement and evaluation strategies, engaging community voices, and managing multisectoral stakeholders. We do what it takes to help bring new ideas from incubation to execution.  

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Pioneering Guaranteed Income in California
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Aerial view Interstate 5 freeway and Verdugo Mountain in the San Fernando Valley near Burbank and Los Angeles, California.

Accelerating Guaranteed Income in California

$26M

Committed to a five-year program providing no-strings-attached monthly payments to low-income residents

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Happy indian father giving piggyback ride to his son and looking at camera. Cute ethnic boy with dad playing outdoor. Close up face of handsome man carrying on shoulders his middle eastern kid.

Charting the Future of California's Mental Health Services Act Funding

$150M

Recommended and built new tools to improve California’s $150 million mental health innovation funding model

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Female Students Walking Outdoors On University Campus

Campus and Community Analysis with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Partnered with RWJF to analyze recent college closures and propose models of transformative reuse of campus assets

Social Finance helped us operationalize tools to understand outcomes of our nine programs that serve 60,000 children and youth. From design to implementation, they provided technical assistance that has been professional and specialized.

Sarah Abrahams

Deputy Associate Commissioner, Prevention and Early Intervention, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

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The additional capacity Social Finance provided for our office was critical. We would not have been able to execute on developing our strategic plan without this much needed support. The team made a huge impact at a pivotal time.

Niall Dammando

Chief of Staff, Connecticut Office of Workforce Development

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