National Service Agency Announces $12 Million to Support Pay for Success Programs

This Post was originally published at http://www.nationalservice.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/national-service-agency-announces-12-million-support-pay-success   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced the winners of its inaugural Social Innovation Fund (SIF) Pay for Success grant competition. The $12 million in investments will advance and evaluate emerging models that align payment for social services with verified social outcomes. Launched … Continued

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Investing in What Works: Federal Agency Awards Inaugural Pay for Success Grants

This Blog post was originally published at http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/10/03/investing-what-works-federal-agency-awards-inaugural-pay-success-grants Posted by Jonathan Greenblatt and Michael Smith on October 03, 2014 at 06:23 PM EST This week, the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund (SIF) announced the federal government’s most robust action to date in support of Pay for Success (PFS), a promising model for expanding innovative, highly effective … Continued

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Fraud Watch: Fake Federal Grants and Other Scams

Over the past few months, the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) and the Chief Financial Officer Council (CFOC) has received inquiries and complaints from persons targeted by a fraudulent grants scheme. According to reports, the scam artist claims to represent the COFAR or the CFOC when contacting the individual. Victims are told they have … Continued

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