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.




Urban Institute Pay for Success Initiative Offering Free Training and Technical Support: An Informational Webinar

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Please join the Urban Institute’s Pay for Success initiative (PFSI) for a webinar on pay for success–oriented training and technical assistance services, available free of charge to selected state and local governments and pay for success intermediaries.



The Future of Pay for Success

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Pay for success projects have been planned and executed in the United States for the last several years, and results and lessons learned are emerging. Early reflections reveal both the disruptive potential and significant challenges of Pay for Success, an innovative financing mechanism that shifts financial risk away from government and toward new investors who provide up-front funding for evidence-based social programs.