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We Believe In Opportunity Zones. Here’s Why You Should Too.

There are, and will always be, those who approach OZs with less than altruistic motives. For these actors, the court of public opinion and final tranche of OZ related Treasury regulations awaits. However, for the rest of us, maintaining an unwavering commitment to the spirit of OZs for the equitable revitalization of distressed communities will be critical to their long term success.

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Innovation Unleashed: A Pay for Success Retrospective

Since the first few Pay for Success projects (also known as Social Impact Bonds) were launched in the US and UK between 2010 and 2013, interest in these complex funding tools has exploded, with dozens launched or put in development in the US alone. And momentum hasn’t stopped: in February 2018, Congress solidified the movement by passing the Social Impact Partnership to Pay for Results Act (SIPPRA), designed to facilitate the launch of new PFS projects and provide federal funding for successful outcomes. Yet even as Pay for Success evolves and grows, its structure remains complicated and ill-defined.

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