Resource Library

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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To help users find relevant, quality resources from our Resource Library, we create curated lists on a variety of topics, bringing important practitioner- and academic-oriented work to the forefront.

“The Pay for Success Initiative’s Ask an Expert feature connects PFS practitioners directly to Urban experts ask questions regarding topics such as project intervention, project management, and evaluation.” This tool is included in our list of TEN NOTABLE RESOURCES FOR PAY FOR SUCCESS. Facebook0Google+0Linkedin0Twitter0Email0

“As mayor of Salt Lake County, a job in which I represent the 1.1 million people who live in the Greater Salt Lake metro area, my job is to ask, What are we spending our money on? What is working for our residents — or…

“Public–private partnerships (PPPs), revenue sharing agreements, and pay-for-performance arrangements are examples of resourceful new approaches to funding and financing smart cities. Investment vehicles like these go beyond traditional debt instruments to ensure less risk and more reward for all stakeholders.” This Deloitte report looks at…

“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