The State of Outcomes-based Finance in Canada

The State of Outcomes-based Finance in Canada

The Sorenson Impact Institute (SII) and the Raven Indigenous Impact Foundation (RIIF) collaborated on a research project focused on Outcomes-based Financing (OBF) in Canada. This involved a deep dive into how OBF is currently used in the country, including its...
The Utah High Quality Preschool Program

The Utah High Quality Preschool Program

This article focuses on the design, implementation, and results to date of the Utah High-Quality Preschool Program, a Pay-for-Success (PFS) project begun in 2013, to provide preschool services to 3- and 4-year-old children in low-income areas in Salt Lake County,...
Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

The Raven Indigenous Impact Foundation (Raven) seeks to improve well-being and promote healing among Indigenous Peoples through research and the creation of supportive financial solutions centering on the needs, traditions, and voices of the First Nations of Canada....
Research to Results

Research to Results

Faculty and researchers at the University of Utah are developing interventions that have the potential for positive social or environmental impact when translated into a community setting, but many lack the access of capital to make this transition. In collaboration...
Policy Priorities to Unlock Catalytic Capital

Policy Priorities to Unlock Catalytic Capital

Catalytic capital is a powerful tool in making transformative change. It can mitigate risk and seed new ideas for impact investments that seek to achieve positive social and economic outcomes in addition to financial return. While the impact investing market has grown...