Using a regional home visiting collective (www.promise1000.org) as an example, this summit explored ways that early childhood interventions can leverage improved outcomes demonstrated through valid data outputs to create value-based payment mechanisms that allow for scaling of interventions.
Partners: United Way of Greater Kansas City Children’s Mercy Kansas City Health Forward Foundation Children’s Services Fund of Jackson County Missouri Children’s Trust Fund
Hosted by: Promise 1000 - Home Visiting Collective
Facilitated by: Monica Nielsen-Parker, Senior Vice President, Community Impact at United Way of Greater Kansas City
Fiscal Sustainability Research and Event Funding: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Speakers & Bios
Speakers provided examples, ideas, and possibilities for organizations engaged in funding, administering, collaborating with, and directly providing early childhood interventions targeting improved equity, school readiness, health, and well-being.
Jeanna Capito, MS Capito is the facilitator of the National Alliance of Home Visiting Models, chosen by the model chief executives as the first facilitator after the founding facilitators stepped down. The Alliance is made up of chief executives and senior management from nine national home visiting models: Child First, Early Head Start, Family Connects, Healthy Families America, HIPPY, Nurse-Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, ParentChild+ and SafeCare. Capito’s work with the Alliance will transition the entity to their next phase of an institutionalized role in the field and advance the mission of supporting home visiting models in effective, collaborative work on the advancement of evidence-based home visiting on a national scale. Activities which Capito guides model work around include: sharing promising and best practices; collaborating on public funding, public policy and resources; exploring cross-model collaborations; expanding reach and connection of services to families; and, advocating for systems integration.
Jeff Shumway, MPP Jeff Shumway is a Managing Director at SF, where he leads the Advisory Services group. Jeff helps governments, nonprofits, and philanthropies use data and innovative funding mechanisms to get the best results for individuals and families. Since launching the Advisory Services group in 2014, Jeff has led over 75 advisory projects, applying the principles of PFS and performance improvement to move the needle on challenging social issues. Jeff also leads SF’s Public Sector Practice, partnering with government agencies to implement data-driven, outcomes-oriented funding for programs that work, delivering greater impact alongside improved transparency and accountability. Before joining Social Finance, Jeff spent 16 years developing data-driven strategies in the nonprofit, for-profit, and public sectors. Most recently, he spent nine years at The Bridgespan Group, working with world-class foundations, nonprofit intermediaries, and direct-service organizations in domestic and international contexts. Prior to Bridgespan, Jeff worked with the Monitor Group advising Fortune 500 clients in energy, transportation, and healthcare; and with RTC Direct, an innovative advertising agency using data to build better customer relationships. He also worked in the Urban Institute’s Metropolitan Housing & Communities Policy Center analyzing housing policy.
Dr. James Anderst, MD, MSCI Dr. Anderst is a Child Abuse Pediatrician, the Division Director of the Division of Child Adversity and Resilience, and Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, MO. He is also Director of Strategy and Innovation for Promise 1000, a home visiting collaborative in the greater Kansas City metropolitan region focused on improving health and social outcomes for at risk, young children and their families. Dr. Anderst has worked collaboratively with governmental and non-profit agencies in successfully creating an aligned, fiscally supported medical response to child maltreatment in Missouri. Dr. Anderst has published over 40 peer reviewed research articles and over 20 book chapters and invited reviews and serves on multiple state and national boards targeting child maltreatment and prevention. Dr. Anderst has also developed innovative educational materials, including a smart phone app used worldwide by medical and non-medical professionals in cases of alleged child maltreatment.
Antonia Esposito, BA Antonia Esposito is a director at Social Finance, where she leads a portfolio of education, healthcare and criminal justice engagements with nonprofit, financial and government clients to assess and design Pay for Success projects. Since joining the organization in 2016, her work at Social Finance has included projects to scale high-quality preschool and early literacy services, to improve birth outcomes and access to prenatal care services for Medicaid-eligible mothers, to advance degree completion and reduce juvenile justice interactions for at-risk youth, and to assess best-in-class interventions for ex-offenders. Prior to Social Finance, Antonia provided investment consulting services to a portfolio of endowment and foundation clients with assets ranging from $50 million to $90 billion at Cambridge Associates, and prior to that was a 6th grade math teacher with the Teach for America program in the Hickman Mills School District in Kansas City, MO.
Storey Kloman, BA Storey is a Senior Associate at SF, supporting the advisory services and social investment teams. Since joining the organization in 2018, her work at SF has included projects to improve workforce outcomes for Veterans with PTSD, scale high-quality maternal and child health services, and assess opportunities to leverage PFS to mobilize private capital toward improving environmental outcomes. Storey served as the Associate on the Promise 1000 feasibility study, conducting data analysis, a literature review, and cost benefit analysis, as well as providing day-to-day relationship management support. Previously, she worked as an associate in PwC Advisory’s Sustainable Business Solutions group, where she helped clients address and create strategies around a variety of environmental and social issues related to corporate social responsibility.
Attendees left with an understanding of the process for a transition from ‘fee-for-service’ to ‘value-based funding’, the data requirements, and the role of collective impact in such a transition; and, most importantly, how this work can benefit children and families.