A Social Impact Bond fully achieves its outcomes: is that success?04.02.2022
This is not a story about how success means different things to different people. It is a story of how a project that fully delivered its intended social outcomes might be at risk of not meeting the most important one. Projeto Família® is implemented by MDV (Movimento Defesa da Vida), a Portuguese non-profit organisation. Their […]
What is outcomes-based commissioning?05.01.2022
Outcomes and contracting: an introduction At MAZE, we have been working for the past eight years with a range of partners to foster the adoption of outcome-based contracts in social services. Amongst these, we have been partnering closely with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation as well as the Portuguese Government. In 2014-15, we helped the creation […]
The launch of One Value23.06.2018
MAZE partnered with European Investment Bank Institute to prepare and advance training to bankers in order to improve access to funding for socially driven organisations
Junior Code Academy SIB Learnings and Outcomes30.05.2018
The main goal of this pilot project was to learn about the best way and the major benefits of teaching computer programming to young students.
Social Finance UK visited MAZE01.05.2018
Our friends from Social Finance UK have always inspired us to aim higher and for better outcomes. Last week, our teams gathered in Lisbon.
Code for All is running for the Chivas Venture award09.04.2018
Code for All is running for Chivas Venture $200k prize