How can we build a smarter government that delivers social impact at scale? Read our newest publication, Smarter Government for Social Impact: A New Mindset for Better Outcomes, which outlines strategies for transforming the public sector and shifting billions of dollars in public spending to incentivize and pay for policies and programs that deliver outcomes.
Read the Beeck Center’s new report, Funding for Results: A Review of Government Outcomes-Based Agreements, on how governments can re-align incentives and design outcomes-focused policy to drive impact in communities. To learn more about our report and our November convening, visit driveimpact.org.
GU Impacts is a program that provides experiential education in social enterprise, giving Georgetown students the opportunity to work directly on entrepreneurship projects in economically developing countries over the summer.
Be sure to read what Congressman John Delaney has to say about the Pay for Success event that took place on October 1st!
“Having taken two companies public before joining Congress, people often ask me if I find it frustrating that the government doesn’t operate like a business…” You can find the rest of his post on our blog.
To solve problems on a global scale, we need global capital pools to respond. This means that, alongside the pioneering investors already allocating for impact, we need impact investment to find its formal place within institutional portfolios.
To learn more, please take a look at the Global Impact Investing Report.
In August, we had the honor of partnering with the U.S. Department of Education and Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton for the My Brother’s Keeper Data Jam, a day-long event. Mr. Shelton is also the Executive Director of My Brother’s Keeper, the President Obama’s flagship initiative to empower boys and men of color.
Learn more about the Data Jam in our Letter from the Executive Director!
Are you a Georgetown student interested in connecting with the Beeck Center? Check out some of our exciting student opportunities.
The Beeck Center’s Government Innovation portfolio drives action-oriented dialogue on how government can more effectively partner with cross-sector leaders—from government, business, civil society, and philanthropy—to reimagine and transform the public sector for the twenty-first century.
Led by the Offices of the President and the Provost, Georgetown’s Designing the Future(s) of the University is an initiative that engages the whole community to explore issues facing higher education and experiment with new ways to envision and deliver education.
The GU Impacts program provides students with experiential learning opportunities to work in the social development sector in select countries around the world. GU Impacts students engage with local communities and issues through program partners including non-profit organizations, businesses, and government initiatives.
The Master's in Global Human Development at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based program designed to produce highly qualified graduates. GHD prepares students - through coursework, extracurriculars, and a practical field work experience - to understand and address the challenges of development as successful professionals.
The Global Social Enterprise Initiative at the McDonough School of Business prepares leaders to make responsible management decisions that create both economic and social value. GSEI engages corporate, nonprofit, government, and other stakeholders to advance the understanding of social enterprise.
The Social Enterprise & Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center offers free corporate and transactional legal services to social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and select small businesses in DC. Through the Clinic, law students learn to translate theory into practice by engaging in the supervised practice of law for educational credit.