America Forward has been a leading force in the movement to get better results through Pay for Success and transform the way we address social challenges in America.
– Dave Wilkinson, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation
The WIOA bill included an America Forward-championed $300 million provision to incentivize local Pay for Success programs.
…the Congressional leaders who introduced WIOA wisely focused on advancing innovation and accountability [through Pay for Success].
- Deborah Smolover, Managing Partner, America Forward Executive Director The Hill newspaper, July 16, 2014
The Pay for Success provision in WIOA was based on two earlier America Forward-championed bills: The Senate CAREER Act and the House SKILLS Act.