Social Finance and DC Pursue the Nation's First Teen Pregnancy Prevention Social Impact Bond

Social Finance is partnering with DC to launch the nation’s first​ SIB aimed at reducing teen pregnancy and increasing educational outcomes for high school-aged youth. Read more here.

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

April 14, 2015

Social Finance's demonstration project in Fresno, in partnership with Central California Asthma Collaborative, Collective Health, and Rise Health, is helping children with asthma stay healthy, stay out of the emergency room, and live actively. Read more here

March 16, 2015

With support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF), the Urban Institute's PFS Initiative will help ensure PFS deals are evidence-based and effective, improving the lives of those in need and accelerating the ability of the PFS field to learn together. Read more in the press release and in this blog post.

March 11, 2015

Social Finance partner Nurse Family Partnership was featured in The New York Times for its work on maternal and child health through home visiting programs in Memphis, TN, and around the country. Read more here.

March 11, 2015

Reps. Todd Young (R-IN) and John Delaney (D-MD), joined by a group of bipartisan members of Congress, re-introduced their social impact financing legislation on March 5, 2015, as the Social Impact Partnership Act (H.R. 1336). The legislation—which was first introduced by the pair last Congress as the Social Impact Bond Act—aims to expand and improve meaningful social and public health interventions, while driving taxpayer savings. Read more here.

Featured Publications

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-...

Social Finance in partnership with the State of New York and CEO is proud to announce the release of key...


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...