The Social Finance Global Network welcomes Social Finance Netherlands as its fifth member after its launch in the Hague on 2 October. It also announces the appointment of Govind Sankaranarayanan, formerly of Tata, as the CEO of Social Finance India.
Boston — With research showing that Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) face significant barriers to employment, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and several state, city and nonprofit organizations recently created a first-of-its-kind “Pay for-Success” project to improve employment outcomes for such Veterans....
The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF), Discover Bank and the Longwood Foundation are piloting “Pay for Success,” an innovative type of social impact grantmaking, for the first time in Delaware. Social Finance, a nonprofit organization with deep experience designing and managing PFS projects, served as project advisor.
Sorenson Impact Center and Social Finance July 12, 2018
The Sorenson Impact Center and Social Finance today re-opened their nationwide competition to develop Pay for Success (PFS) projects that expand high-impact social interventions and measurably improve the lives of those in need.
Social Finance Global Network (SFGN) and The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) today announced the launch of Social Finance India (SF-IND) and first three of its Directors- Rajiv Lall, Ashish Dhawan, and, Vikram Gandhi. Rajiv Lall will Chair the initiative. SF-IND also launched its website, www.socialfinance.org.in
Jurisdictions from Alaska to Virginia will work to reduce homelessness, improve maternal and child health, strengthen low-income families, and provide job training through innovative outcomes-based approach ...
Nearly $400m raised to tackle social issues globally
Nine countries launched first programs in 2017
US market sees largest market growth in 2016-7
First Social Impact Bond in Peterborough reduced reoffending by 9% and returned investor capital with a 3% annualized return in 2017
10 Social Impact Bonds have reported a full capital return following successful positive outcomes for vulnerable adolescents, homeless youth and ex-offenders
30 January 2018 – Today, the Social Finance Global Network announced that there are now over 100 Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) launched worldwide. The Social Finance Impact Bond Global Database provides information on all 108 launched projects, which have collectively mobilized $392M in capital to reach up to 738,000 people in 24 countries....
Office of the Mayor of New York City January 16, 2018
“The CareerLift pilot will help us learn whether social supports – targeted toward life outside of work – can help unleash the untapped potential of youth employees, resulting in a better trajectory for them and a stronger business for employers,” said Jake Segal, Vice President of Advisory Services at Social Finance.