Media Coverage

Bank of America today announced plans to assess the use of innovative social financing, such as social impact bonds and other pay-for-success programs, to address critical shortfalls in the funding of effective reintegration and ongoing support services for military veterans. Read more here.

April 30, 2014

On Fridays, people recently released from prison head to Center for Employment Opportunities in New York City for an orientation session. It's the start of a year-long relationship in which they work on a transitional work crew, learn how to search for a job with a criminal conviction, and figure out how to hold down steady employment. Read more here.

March 6, 2014

Making money doesn’t have to be boring, and supporting one’s passions needn’t come at huge financial cost. Read more here.

January 16, 2014

Last week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (ticker: BAC) announced it had raised $13.5 million from over 40 private and institutional clients, financing a reform initiative for previously incarcerated New York state criminals. Read more here.

January 13, 2014

It was 50 years ago that President Lyndon B. Johnson started the “war on poverty,” railing against the “lack of jobs, bad housing [and] poor schools” that perpetuated an array of social crises, struggle and suffering amid a sea of plenty. Read more here.

January 8, 2014

Merrill Lynch and US Trust reached out to some high-powered clients this quarter to invest in a social-impact bond whose proceeds finance a program to lower recidivism rates among ex-convicts in New York. Read more here.

January 7, 2014

“Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust reached out to some high-powered clients this quarter to invest in a social-impact bond whose proceeds finance a program to lower recidivism rates among ex-convicts in New York.” Read more here.

December 31, 2013

“More than $13 million raised by private and institutional investors will be used to fund a 5½-year program focused on comprehensive re-entry employment services in the world’s largest Social Investment Bond (SIB) to date.” Read more here.

December 30, 2013

Social Finance CEO Tracy Palandjian and Director of Knowledge Management Jane Hughes share their thoughts regarding potential futures for the SIB space in the World Economic Forum's "From Ideas to Practice, Pilot to Strategy." Read more here.

December 17, 2013

Forbes features Tracy Palandjian's insights into how SIB innovation can tackle complex social problems.

October 29, 2013