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Pay for Success: What It Will Take to Work | Stanford Social ...

Pay for Success: What It Will Take to Work | Stanford Social ... | SIB, pay-for-success, homelessness | Scoop.it
Let's critically assess the model and imagine greater possibilities by keeping it simple.
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Here's a keep it simple (KISS) approach to getting started with pay-for-success! 

 

Let's see if this helps us get our arms around these types of projects & get going on funding some here in good ol' Savannah!

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Pay for Success: Department Awards Grants to New York and ...

The Department of Labor today announced nearly $24 million in Workforce Innovation Fund grants to pilot the Pay for Success program, a new model of financing social service programs to help federal, state and local ...
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Funding for Pay-for-success projects is actually happening! This one in New York is for workforce development!

 

"These grants will support programming that aims to increase employment and reduce recidivism among formerly incarcerated individuals."

 

Time to find these projects in Savannah eh?

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Unmasking “Pay for Success” - the citywide mental health project

consumers of mental heallth services taking the public mental health system into their hands. (by The Citywide Mental Health Project)
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Applying Pay for Success to the mental health services arena - interesting article!

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Evolving to outcomes: Meet the new Pay For Success US Activity Map

Evolving to outcomes: Meet the new Pay For Success US Activity Map | SIB, pay-for-success, homelessness | Scoop.it
SocialFinance.ca is a network of investors, enterprises, and enablers that are actively harnessing finance for social impact through community investment, microfinance, social enterprise, philanthropy, and responsible ...
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Now we actually have a tracking system for pay-for-success projects all over the country!

 

Where's Georgia on this map? Well looky there, our next door neighbor SC is on the map! The Governor is actually supporting these projects AND getting help from the Harvard Kennedy School's program to do it!!

 

Help is there for newcomers to get a project off the ground, let's get to it Savannah & Georgia!

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Portland, Maine: A city that helps tourists more than its homeless, poor - Bangor Daily News

Portland, Maine: A city that helps tourists more than its homeless, poor - Bangor Daily News | SIB, pay-for-success, homelessness | Scoop.it
Portland, Maine: A city that helps tourists more than its homeless, poor Bangor Daily News It seems the city of Portland in the past few years has been more eager to provide for a tourist carrying cash and credit cards than a person carrying the...
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Do we see Savannah this way too?

 

Time to consider some balance & responsibility for who should be ending homelessness in our community too!

 

The concept of "free rides" was introduced during the Assessment Report presentation to City Council in a workshop a while back, time for the answers to be revealed!

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