Behavior and Social Issues is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal which serves as a primary scholarly outlet for articles that advance the analysis of human social behavior, particularly with regard to understanding important social problems. ·
The University of Utah's James Lee Sorenson Center for Global Impact Investing has been awarded a $1.15 million grant by the Corporation for National and Community Service to create a "Pay for Success ·
Hootsuite can be used to – Blast your Facebook Marketing into the next dimension.
Deciding to take your business online can be challenging especially when you have to manager many social sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn at the same time.
It can be a time challenge to log into each social site to post your hot content.
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We will launch a Social Impact Bond pilot program, allowing community groups to bid to make the greatest impact upon fighting poverty and to fuel sustainability of the organizations that work to improve people’s lives.There will be no financial consequences for the province. ·
The NFP Experience with Social Impact Bonds
Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are a new funding tool that uses private capital to fund preventative social interventions. A new idea generating high levels of excitement and controversy, advocates see SIBs as a vehicle for innovation, while critics fear that they will be used by government to offload social spending. In fact, it is still early days and the evidence is not yet available to determine their success, failure, threat or promise. This Sector Signal looks at the early experiences of NFP service providers in SIBs and examines challenges and opportunities of the model. ·
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Paul Ryan proposed a new way to help poor Americans on Thursday with a plan to allow charities, community groups and even for-profit firms to compete ·
The latest from Mowat in our ongoing Shifting Gears research partnership with KPMG, this study looks at the growing global trend toward outcomes-based program funding in an era marked by fiscal restraint and rising expectations for accountability and effectiveness. The paper studies the challenges facing governments that seek to extend an outcomes-based model to highly complex program areas like criminal justice and child and family welfare. ·
Among some promoters of social impact bonds, one might find a tendency toward irrational exuberance. They’ll slip into language that suggests the market discipline purportedly inserted into social programming by private capital is much more broadly applicable to a range of social problems than experience so far bears out. We have some enthusiasm-tempering considerations that SIB advocates and critics might reflect upon. ·
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