America Forward is New Profit’s nonpartisan policy arm. America Forward connects its growing coalition of nearly 60 high-impact organizations achieving measurable outcomes with policymakers and innovators to advance a public policy agenda that champions innovative and effective solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems.
America Forward and its coalition members have played a critical role in the implementation of state and federal policies that spur innovation, reward results and catalyze cross sector partnerships. America Forward helped drive the creation of the White House Social Innovation Fund (which supports New Profit's Pathways Fund), and championed the inclusion of Pay for Success provisions in the recently passed Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, directing hundreds of millions of dollars for dynamic, results-oriented workforce development programs. America Forward’s latest efforts include ensuring specific education policy agendas address social-emotional as well as cognitive development of young people in America.