Two Social Finance UK social impact bonds return investor capital

On July 14, Social Finance UK announced that two SIBs have performed above expectations and delivered outcomes sufficient to return investor capital earlier than expected. Read more here.

Watch Social Finance Partner Nurse-Family Partnership in Action

Women in the World, in association with The New York Times, shows how a new mother finds strength and support in her relationship with her NFP visiting nurse. Watch the video

Social Finance Director Rashmi Khare on transitioning to a career in social impact

Director Rashmi Khare recently returned to her alma mater, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, to speak with the Center for Business and Society. Watch the video

Social Finance and Bank of America Launch ​Veterans Feasibility Study

Social Finance has been commissioned by Bank of America to conduct a feasibility study exploring innovative financing solutions to expand critical services for military veterans. Read the release here.


Social Finance Drives Landmark New York State Deal

Social Finance, in partnership with New York State and CEO, is proud to announce the release of key documents related to the nation's first state-led SIB.

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Video: Impact Investing: The Second Act

Social Finance CEO Tracy Palandjian discusses the promise of Social Impact Bonds at the Clinton Global Initiative 2013 Annual Meeting.

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Foundations for Social Impact Bonds: How and Why Philanthropy is Catalyzing the Development of a New Market

Social Finance is delighted to share this study on philanthropy's role in the SIB market. Event video here Read more here


What's New

July 20, 2015

Jeff Edmondson of StriveTogether and Social Finance's Jeff Shumway collaborated to write this short piece on the potential of combining Collective Impact and Pay for Success. Read their article here.

July 15, 2015
Today, 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) and Social Finance, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing capital to drive social progress, announced a strategic partnership to launch the first-of-its-kind “Resilience Pay for Success Initiative.” Read more here.
July 7, 2015

Writing in The Hill, Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) describe the power of Pay for Success to help advance what works in education. Read more here.


June 29, 2015

Do you care about reducing the prison population? Want to create work opportunities for homeless people? Re-employ veterans? Well, a new model of investing allows you to fund such projects — and even take home a profit.

Great article from Michael J. Casey in the Wall Street Journal. Read it here.

Featured Publications

Jeff Edmondson of StriveTogether and Social Finance's Jeff Shumway collaborated to write this short piece on the...

In their Strong Field Framework for SIBs published by the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Social Finance U.S. CEO...

Social Finance in partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch is proud to announce the release of a Pay-for-...


February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015

New Research Identifies Opportunities to Increase Funding and Collaboration to Scale Effective Services That Measurably Improve the Lives of Veterans and Their Families

NEW YORK – Bank of America today announced the results of a first-of-its-kind study...

December 4, 2014

Flexible Funding Will Expand Opportunities and Drive Further Innovation of PFS Nationally

Boston, MA, December 4, 2014 — Social Finance announced today, at a White House Pay for Success Summit in Chicago, grant awards totaling $4.0 million from Omidyar Network and The...

September 17, 2014

In a  New York Times Sunday Review article on September 14, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn explore “the way...