Upcoming Events



Announcing: Notice of Support Availability for Training and Technical Assistance

Friday, September 15, 2017

Urban is pleased to announce a second round of grant-supported training and technical assistance (TTA) resources for Pay for Success initiatives! A second Notice of Support Availability (NoSA), following the first one released in October 2015, will be made available on Urban's website in mid-September. The services offered will include evaluation-focused TTA services, such as designing evaluations and identifying an appropriate target population. Eligible applicants include government agencies and service providers with a committed end payor for their project.


6/22 – 6/23


2017 National Pay for Success Symposium

Thursday, June 22, 2017 – Friday, June 23, 2017

The Urban Institute’s Pay for Success Initiative will be hosting its first-ever national symposium on the future of pay for success in Washington, D.C. on June 22-23, 2017.



Applying for Pay for Success Administrative Data Assistance

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Urban Institute hosted a live webinar on Tuesday, January 31 on our new notice of support availability (NoSA) for Pay for Success Administrative Data (PFS-AD) assistance. The training and technical assistance offered through this NoSA will help address challenges with access to and use of detailed administrative data for PFS project development. Eligibility criteria, issue areas, and the training and technical assistance services are described in detail in the NoSA.



Using the New PFS Project Assessment Tool

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

On November 16th, PFSI co-directors Justin Milner and Kelly Walsh demonstrated the Pay for Success Initiative’s new PFS Project Assessment Tool (PAT) on a live webinar.



Elevating the Pay for Success Debate: Your Guide to the New Pay for Success Web Portal

Thursday, April 7, 2016

As pay for success (PFS) projects launch across the country, we want to ensure that emerging deals are rooted in the best available evidence. That’s why we launched our new pay for success web portal on March 29.



Selecting and Strengthening Interventions

Monday, December 14, 2015

Selecting the best evidence-based intervention is essential to any Pay for Success deal. But how do we know that we’ve found the best available evidence of a program’s success? Please join the Urban Institute's Pay for Success Initiative for a webinar on how to interpret the evidence base for specific interventions, critical qualities that make interventions good candidates for PFS, and practical ways to avoid or overcome the biggest programmatic challenges for PFS projects.