Urban Institute
Senior Research Associate
Urban Institute
Research Associate I
John Roman
Senior Fellow
Urban Institute
Research Associate II
Urban Institute
Research Associate II

Assessing Criminal Justice Programs for Pay for Success Financing

November 14, 2017 - 10:51am

The Pay for Success – Criminal Justice assessment tool (PFS-CJ) is a scoring rubric designed to help PFS planners assess a program’s suitability for PFS and identify specific elements of the program that need to change to become PFS-ready. The tool includes criminal justice-relevant examples showing how lessons learned from the first generation of criminal justice PFS projects in the US can combine with Urban’s broader PFS assessment tool to create a useful litmus test for identifying future PFS projects. 

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