New Models to Deliver Social Impact

New models to advance social impact include new organizational forms, financing models, public-private collaborations, and technologies. The Price Center seeks to advance the understanding and application of these models, including how technological innovation can be used to improve social outcomes.

The Difference Between Citizen Control and Co-Production

USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

Year: 2019

Read the One-Pager on the difference between Citizen Control and Co-Production.


Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-based payment systems in the UK and US

Year: 2018

Pay for Success is an approach to contracting that ties payment for service delivery to the achievement of measurable outcomes. Private investors provide upfront financing for a social service and are repaid with a return on investment by a back-end … Continue reading


Do hybrid firms out-provide traditional business structures? An examination of prosocial behavior in North Carolina firms

USC Price Center for Social Innovation

Year: 2018

Hybrid organizations are organizations that employ a for-profit model with a social mission. In recent years, there has been a push to create formal legal designations that protect the organization’s social mission while allowing it to access investment capital and … Continue reading


Pay For Success

Year: 2018

A concise introduction to the “pay for success” model with resource links for additional study.


What Is Collective Impact

Year: 2018

A concise introduction to the concept of “collective impact” with two examples of significant initiatives in Los Angeles.


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