Atlanta EIB Is Closed!
We are thrilled to announce that the Environmental Impact Bond we’ve been structuring with the Atlanta Department of Watershed Management closed on January 31, 2019. In a landmark for outcomes-based financing, it is the first Environmental or Social Impact Bond of any kind to be brought to the capital markets through a public offering. Find out more.
$66 million of federal outcomes payments for PFS projects available through SIPPRA
For the first time, the federal government can repay investors for outcomes in Pay for Success (PFS) projects. Are you a state or local government exploring applying? Learn about what it takes for a successful application and how we can help you. Find out more.
New Opportunities for Partnerships between Community-based organizations and healthcare
Quantified Ventures led the first Medicare Advantage Pay for Success (PFS) project. In a new study, Director Brendan O'Connor documents important learnings for how community-based organizations can partner with Medicare Advantage plans to support a shared vision of impact, scale, and sustainability. Find out more.
Study Shows How Performance-Based Bonds Can Speed Up Coastal Resilience Efforts
Louisiana's coastline is disappearing at an alarming rate. A new study by EDF and Quantified Ventures and funded by NatureVest outlines steps for implementing the first-ever environmental impact bond for wetland restoration. Find out more.
Associate Emma Kloppenburg and intern Harrison Siegel address how Community Benefit funds can be used to proactively address health issues such as asthma. They argue that nonprofit hospitals can join the burgeoning PFS ecosystem and simultaneously maintain tax-exempt status. Read more.
USING PFS TO MAKE CONSERVATION CHEAPER AND EASIER FOR LANDOWNERS
Kari Cohen is the Director of the Conservation Innovations Team at USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). He’s been a successful champion for innovation within one of the largest federal bureaucracies on the planet, thriving where others have struggled. Here is what he talked about with our CEO Eric Letsinger in a recent interview.
FINANCING A HUMAN-FOCUSED HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
As the CEO of AmeriHealth Caritas DC, Karen Dale is intentional about everything. For Karen, it all matters…and she’s delivering the results to DC that prove it. Here is what she told Quantified Ventures CEO Eric Letsinger in a recent interview.
WHERE WILL THE MONEY COME FROM?
Health is increasingly recognized as the product of many social, economic, and environmental factors that extend far beyond the doctor’s office. This spring, two monumental policy updates now allow for greater flexibility and innovation to address these factors. Through new outcomes-based financing models like Pay for Success, health plans can tie payment to the achievement of commonly valued health outcomes. More on our blog.
Quantified Ventures featured in Governing magazine
Contributor Laurie Mazur authored "Why Environmental Impact Bonds Are Catching On," which talks about why cities like Atlanta and Baltimore are adopting the EIB and how the model helps cities share risk and learn whether new approaches work. Read the article.
Atlanta and Baltimore Announce EIB Projects
Big news! On March 26, we announced two new cities we'll be working with to set up Environmental Impact Bonds (EIBs) to finance green infrastructure and create greener neighborhoods: Atlanta and Baltimore. Find out more.
About Quantified Ventures
Quantified Ventures is a for-profit impact investing firm that helps clients finance specific and measurable environmental, health, and educational outcomes. Founded by Eric Letsinger, a “tri-sector” executive bringing 25+ years of leadership experience, Quantified Ventures works with nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurs, health plans, health systems, and governments who demonstrate capacity for transformative social and environmental good, helping them to tap into the financial resources needed to sufficiently scale operations and deliver meaningful impact.