Flexible financing approaches (e.g., blended and braided funding, pay-for-success, multisector initiatives) are consistently used and modified based on feedback loops and through the use of system-wide data metrics and analytic tools established across, and external to, the system to assist program customers’ use of a broad range of related services, benefits, organizations, and other resources.
- A Framework for Alternative Human Service Financing is an APHSA issue brief that scans new ways to fund health and human service work and profiles innovative practices and tools to help communities and their leaders identify, plan, and implement approaches to financing that is right for them.
- APHSA–Third Sector Capital Partners Implementing Pay for Success (PFS) and Social Innovation Webinar examines the basic structure of PFS models and provides early examples of programs in the process of being launched. To fully access the webinar you need to open both the recording and PowerPoint slides and use the PowerPoint to follow the recording.
- Blended and Braided Funding: A Guide for Policy Makers and Practitioners provides some basic ‘how to’ information for those seeking to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of programs by coordinating disparate funding sources.
- Social Impact Bonds (SIBs): Can They Help Government Achieve Better Results for Families in Need? is APHSA’s statement for the record submitted, on behalf of its members, in testimony to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources Hearing on September 19, 2014. SIBs and other PFS approaches are examined as promising ways to apply evidence-informed practices and shift government to an outcome-focused and investment-oriented system, and to place public human services on a sustainable trajectory.
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