The latest news and announcements on Investing in Results.

Outcomes Campaign Goes West

The best hope for lasting progress against America’s biggest social problems is for service providers and funders to align around what really works – and what it really costs – to advance healthy communities.

This was the unifying message on Tuesday, when Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) opened the West Coast chapter of Invest in Results, a national dialogue around outcomes.

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"Banks — at the Fed’s Urging — Back Community Investing"

By Imogen Rose-Smith, in Institutional Investor

"'The challenge for philanthropy is that we have to interrogate the way we do business,' [Darren] Walker said, speaking this week at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in downtown Manhattan at an event organized to introduce the new book...."

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Social Sector Mobilizes toward Better Outcomes for US Communities

Hundreds of experts from government, nonprofits, philanthropy, and finance gathered today to share ideas and advance the innovation needed to solve America’s most severe problems in healthcare, education, housing, employment, and more.

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"Grant Makers, Put Results First in Deciding How to Give"

By Antony Bugg-Levine and Kerry Sullivan, in Chronicle of Philanthropy

"Making the shift from specific activities to overall results requires a new contract between those who deliver social services and those who pay for them, one in which taxpayers and philanthropists will know they can expect to see the results. For this to happen, they must free service providers from the red tape that makes programs and spending dependent on preset activities and agree to pay the full costs of the work they are hoping to accomplish..."

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San Francisco June 13 event livestream available

We're thrilled to announce that the event was recorded on June 13.

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