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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…

“This report continues the IBM Center’s long interest in leadership, transformation, and the use of innovative public-private partnerships. It explores how NASA leaders have leveraged public-private partnerships to replace the space shuttle, while developing new policy mechanisms to enable private companies to take over cargo…

This report considers different models, factors and considerations that support the success of public-private partnerships related to microgrids — miniature, self-contained power grids that can deploy the latest technologies and efficiently harness resources. “There is a need for not only more modern technologies but also…

This Brookings study “seeks to provide clarity on the different forms and classification of PPPs and concentrates on a subset of PPP models that are publicly-financed and privately-delivered early childhood development (ECD) services. Namely, this subset is inclusive of vouchers and voucher-like programs, education service…

This study, whose purpose is to “provide new information for practitioners and other stakeholders interested in improving Minnesota’s food retail environment,” explores “ healthy food financing initiatives (HFFIs) … public-private funds that offer flexible capital in the form of loans and grants to developers and…

To date, there has been limited collaboration among the community development, public health, and health care sectors, explains this APHA policy, arguing that “there is an urgency to advance such collaboration to reduce health inequities.” The policy continues, “Integration of these sectors is needed to…

“On October 5, 2015, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health and Community Resilience (ABC) and Grantmakers In Health (GIH) co-hosted a meeting Building Public-Private Partnerships to Enhance Disaster Resilience: A Listening Session. The listening…