Performance Incentive Funding Aligning Fiscal and Operational Responsibility to Produce More Safety at Less Cost

Overview

Performance incentive funding (PIF) programs financially reward community corrections agencies and local jurisdictions with a share of state savings for delivering better outcomes, including sending fewer offenders to prison, through the use of evidence-based practices. Highlighted in Vera’s report are lessons learned by the states that have already enacted PIF legislation and the key considerations policymakers need to take into account when designing and implementing their own PIF program. For more information, visit PIF resources by state and PIF bibliography on Vera’s website.

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