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Tag: Government Programs

 

Innovations in federal, state, and local government programs

 

Urban Development

A Smarter Way to Park

In San Francisco, planners are using variable pricing to reduce the congestion, pollution, and aggravation that come with big-city traffic.
By Meredith May | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Urban Development

Bridging the Gaps in Public Infrastructure

Communities in emerging economies must work collectively to extend public services until they can build out formal infrastructures.

 

Food

The Ethiopian Approach to Food Security

How one African country is changing how we feed the world.

By Khalid Bomba & Dan Glickman | 1 | Jan. 31, 2014
 

Health

People, Planet, Profit ... Religion?

How legal challenges to the contraceptive mandate implicate social enterprise.

 

Government

Taking Pay for Success Financing to the South

An analysis of the viability of pay-for-success initiatives in South Carolina shows that this new type of financing can work in more rural, "red” states.

By Joe Waters & Megan Golden | Jan. 21, 2014
 

Health

Interrupting the Transmission of Violence

Cure Violence Founder Dr. Gary Slutkin talks about the health approach to reducing violence.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Jan. 10, 2014
 

Government

Moving Everyday Gun Violence into View

Mayor Michael Nutter talks about Cities United and preventing gun violence in cities across the United States through cross-sector partnerships.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | 2 | Dec. 19, 2013
 

Government

Healthcare.gov and the Rules of Disengagement

How Healthcare.gov missed an opportunity to truly bend the arc of citizen engagement.

By Allison Fine | Dec. 18, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Five Ways Funders Can Replicate What Works

A look at how funders can support effective implementation of evidence-based programs.

By Laura Burkhauser | Dec. 16, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Converting Funder Collaboration into Collective Impact

A new report shares findings on the impact of funder collaboratives in Northeast Ohio and offers tactical suggestions for other regions interested in sparking economic growth.