Resources

KIDSCount Data Book 2019

Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its KIDS COUNT Data Book, a resource that gathers information on various factors affecting the well-being of children in the United States. The report is accompanied by a data center that allows users to view data on trends in their states as well as nationwide.

Innovation in Child Welfare through Pay for Success

A new LISC report summarizes barriers and opportunities for states and localities to innovate the child welfare system through Pay for Success. The report is based on the experience of LISC and Safe Families for Children engaging in child welfare PFS transaction structuring in eight states as well as telephonic interviews conducted with key project partners.

Michigan Value-Based Purchasing and Pay for Success

A new LISC white paper, in collaboration with the Center for Health & Research Transformation, Harbor Road Advisory and National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, provides tools to address social determinants of health (SDOH) leveraging Pay for Success (PFS) and value-based purchasing arrangements in Michigan. The paper includes findings from interviews with managed care organizations on their viewpoints and concerns on leveraging the PFS framework, highlights from a convening of key Michigan health sector stakeholders and guidance on sustainable funding solutions that could create potential paths forward.

Affordable Housing Funds Build on Experience

This report breaks down the range of affordable housing loan funds, the partnerships involved in developing them, and how they serve communities within their unique regional geographies. Drawing on the experience of experts in the field, the report sums up lessons for new investors and others who bring perspectives beyond the traditional boundaries of the community development field.

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