Resources

Anchor Institutions’ Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems

Anchor Institutions' Contributions to Building Inclusive Small Business Ecosystems was jointly developed by LISC and Forward Cities with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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.

Connecting Local People to the Prosperity of Place

This LISC white paper examines emerging strategies that connect industrial district revitalization to local workforce efforts and how investments in industrial districts can fuel programs designed to train low-income residents and ensure they access local jobs. The paper takes a close look at how this plays out in the field with two case studies from Brooklyn, NY and one from Jackson, MI.