Category Archives: Finance

Innovative Finance Series: launching Pay for Success

As part of our Innovative Finance Series, we’ve been following Cuyahoga County’s proposal to use Pay for Success to help homeless Ohio families remain intact. Today, we take a closer look the first steps of launching a Pay for Success … Continue reading

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Innovative Finance Series: Pay for Success to serve our most vulnerable families

Last month, we discussed Cuyahoga County’s proposal to use Pay for Success to help homeless Ohio families remain intact. This month, we spoke to some of those involved for an in-depth profile of the plan.

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Innovative Finance Series: Inside Ohio’s “Pay for Success” plan to help children and families

Praxia Partners believes that innovative finance can boost social services and ease inequity. This week, we discuss how “Pay for Success” can help some of Ohio’s most vulnerable families

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Innovative Finance Series: SIBs revolutionize adoption for British children

Social impact bonds– also known as Pay for Success or Pay for Success Bonds– are revolutionizing the way we fund programs that serve the greater good.

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Crowd funding Real Food for Real Kids

Here at Praxia Partners, we take a keen interest in innovative fundraising and finance, so when we heard that educators at one of our favorite service enrichment programs had launched a crowd funding initiative, we wanted to get their perspective … Continue reading

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Innovative Finance Series: The rise of social impact bonds: International news round-up

UPDATE It seems that every month, a new corporation, nonprofit, or government makes the news by embracing social impact bonds (also called Pay for Success).

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Innovative Finance Series: The rise of social impact bonds: Illinois update

On April 11, Illinois unveiled a social impact bonds initiative that aims to boost social programs at no additional cost to taxpayers. Illinois joins the United Kingdom, Massachusetts, New York City, powerful philanthropic organizations, and financial firms such as Goldman … Continue reading

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2 Paths to green energy: Tradition meets innovation

Originally published on Developing Green Communities. Ron Pernick, the co-founder and principal of Clean Edge, a research and advisory firm for the clean energy sector, wrote a piece for Renewable Energy World, titled Crowdsourcing, Limited Partnerships and Other Tools for … Continue reading

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