Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

SUBSCRIBE | HELP

Tag: Government Programs

 

Innovations in federal, state, and local government programs

 

Government

The Innovator’s Opportunity

Many people think that the term “government innovation” is an oxymoron, but innovation does occur in the public sector and the pace is accelerating.

By Eric Nee | 2 | May. 15, 2013
 

Education

Keeping Kids in School

By Suzie Boss | 4 | May. 15, 2013
 

Urban Development

Housing the Homeless

By Greg Beato | May. 15, 2013
 

Government

Unleashing Breakthrough Innovation in Government

 

Urban Development

Why Nonprofits Should Operate Commuter Trains

By Rohit T. Aggarwala | 1 | May. 15, 2013
 
Emily_Bolton_Social_Finance_SIBs_SSIR_headshot

Impact Investing

Making the Case for Intervention

The Social Impact Bond model puts evidence and outcomes measurement at the heart of contracting.

By Alisa Helbitz & Emily Bolton | 1 | Apr. 25, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

A Guide to Scaling Social Innovation

A new guide offers a framework for credible, realistic policy action that governments can take to turn social entrepreneurship into a major force for innovation.

By Hilde Schwab | Apr. 24, 2013
 

Nonprofits

Listening to Beneficiaries

Presented by Fay Twersky, Phil Buchanan, & Valerie Threlfall | Apr. 10, 2013
 

Government

Debunking the Myths Behind Social Impact Bond Speculation

An examination of SIBs recently conducted in Maryland should give pause to governments and nonprofits looking to take the leap.

By Kyle McKay | 12 | Apr. 8, 2013
 
Caroline_Fiennes_Giving_Evidence_SSIR_headshot

Government

What the First Social Impact Bond Won’t Tell Us

Two views on evaluating the pilot SIB in Peterborough, UK.

By Caroline Fiennes | 9 | Apr. 3, 2013