Partnerships, one of the 4 Ps of Pay for Success (PFS) are a cornerstone of any PFS transaction. While partnerships have their own complications, we consider four aspects of partnership crucial to PFS success.
Our weekly round-up of articles and resources looks deeply into issues of data and equity, and their role in building a new type of urban practice.
In the second week of our e-course on community engagement in collective impact, we explore the ways in which you can amplify the voices of community members to contribute to your collective impact i…
The actual application of the principles of collective impact can be challenging and complex work. To build this capacity, here are a few tips to get the most out of three critical dimensions: proces…
A weekly round-up of articles and information recommended by Living Cities staff that you won't want to miss!
American cities are realizing that combating institutionalized and structural racism will require a fundamental shift in how they do business. Here's how municipalities are dismantling entrenched bar…
A new financing mechanism requires a new way of underwriting. Here are the top four things to consider before investing in any Pay for Success Project.
Our free e-course helps collective impact initiatives understand why to work with community members and improve their process of community engagement.
A weekly round-up of articles, information and resources on how organizations across sectors are working to achieve dramatically better results for low-income people, faster.
Our CEO Ben Hecht asks what it will take to effectively engage people and communities in order to dramatically improve results for low-income people, especially people of color, faster.
The 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference brought together socially minded thinkers, dreamers and doers to explore the next frontier of Nonprofit Tech. Three common themes emerged from the conference …
How can philanthropy, business and government align their resources behind winning strategies that will accelerate social change?
Our new, free e-course will help collective impact initiatives better understand why and how to work with community members.
Living Cities' staff mark World Book Day by sharing some of the books that we've been reading as we ask ourselves what it will take to achieve dramatically better results for low-income people, faste…
Lessons from Living Cities' nine-city Integration Initiative that aims to dramatically improve the lives of low-income people in America's cities.
BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager, has created an impact investing platform. How do we ensure that this new money lands where it is needed most—in embattled, low-income communities?
How millennials, as the most diverse generation in US history and the generation that came up in the internet age, are uniquely positioned to harness technology to work for social change.