The Israeli Ministry of Education, Municipality of Rahat and Social Finance Israel (SFI) announced today the launch of a Social Impact Bond [SIB] to increase the number of students graduating with advanced math in Rahat.
A newly launched development impact bond (DIB) is funding a health practice that will save
and improve hundreds of newborn lives in Cameroon. This ground-breaking USD 2.8 million
DIB is the first DIB globally to focus on newborns, the first DIB to focus on maternal and
child health in Africa, and whose design has been led by the government of Cameroon.
The Global Impact Investing Network’s Sizing the Impact Investing Market report, provides an in-depth analysis of the current size and composition of the impact investing market. The GIIN estimates the current size of the global impact investing market to be $502 billion.
A program that began as a way to encourage private/public partnerships to divert women from prison is being expanded to all state agencies. The full Senate voted in favor of Senate Bill 210 on Monday, creating the Pay for Success Act.
Denver, Colorado is tackling chronic homelessness in an innovative way. The city is bringing together service providers, city officials, and others to focus on a single goal: getting people who are chronically homeless into housing and off the streets for good. In the first of two episodes, host Justin Milner takes a close look at this unique approach.
When you are literally paid for success, it drives program quality. If you’re measuring wage gains, which is possible, your program design will result in people getting better jobs and increased wages.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has made $76 million available for projects that give state or local governments a free trial of promising programs in key social services areas, including child welfare and juvenile justice.
The Veterans CARE project is putting veterans with PTSD on the path to finding and retaining successful job opportunities in the northeastern US – underlining how the public, private and social sectors can come together to drive positive investment.