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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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“Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) represent a new and innovative tool for promoting social welfare. If implemented correctly, they could represent a new frontier for public-private partnerships and philanthropic-private contracts. The limitations on the private provisioning of social welfare programs are decreasing, and recent technology allows…

The Pay for Success Initial Screening Criteria from Living Cities presents a checklist of questions that can be used to assess the following qualities of potential pay for success projects: Impact, Innovation, Collaboration, Government Champion, and Programmatic Significance. Facebook0Google+0Linkedin0Twitter0Email0

This tool from The National Council of Nonprofits is “designed for use by nonprofits, governments, foundations, and for-profit entities when considering launching pay-for-success initiatives, social impact bonds, or other new funding mechanisms.” The Principles “will help parties contemplating alternative funding arrangements set expectations and avoid…

This website from Nonprofit Finance Fund provides an overview of pay for success basics, a glossary, FAQ page, discussion of issue areas, and learning paths divided by role (service providers, government, and investors), along with links to additional resources. Facebook0Google+0Linkedin0Twitter0Email0