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Can Social Impact Investing save the Youth Sector?

 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Matt Lent, Lead Manager at ThinkForward, a partnership between the Impetus Private Equity Foundation and Tomorrow’s People.

Working to support young people for 5 years (from 14 to 19 years old), at high risk of not being in education, employment or training –

Matt is also the founder of Youth Sector Blog, a communal blog site, about youth work and all that it encompasses.

 

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Matt shares his knowledge of Social Impact bonds, and how the youth sector should make use of this new funding model.

 

He also discusses the importance of evidencing the impact of youth work.

 

 

 

 

Click the link below to download this episode:

YWTB 015 – Evidencing Impact With Matt Lent

Listen to find out:

How you can contribute to the Youth Sector Blog

Why its so important to evidence the impact of youth work

How Social Impact Bonds work

Who can apply for a Social Impact Bond

Why it’s so important to have government policy on youth work

 

Resources mentioned in this podcast:

Read Matt’s post about Social finance and the youth sector

Find out more about Social Impact Bonds:

http://www.socialfinance.org.uk/

How they do it in America:

https://www.gov.uk/social-impact-bonds

http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/open-government/report/2014/03/03/85099/investing-for-success

 

Check out the Youth Sector Blog

Follow Matt on Twitter

Follow the Youth Sector Blog on Twitter

Connect with Matt on LinkedIn

 

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