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Catalyzing

Opportunity

LISC is one of the country’s largest community development organizations, helping forge vibrant, resilient communities across America. We work with residents and partners to close systemic gaps in health, wealth and opportunity and advance racial equity so that people and places can thrive.

What We Do

Invest

Our investments connect people with opportunity and help build resilient, equitable communities.

Support People

We support people to build financial stability and wellbeing, and to contribute to their communities.

Transform Places

We help residents energize underinvested urban and rural places.

Grow Enterprises

We assist small businesses and nonprofits working to strengthen communities and local economies.

Drive Systems Change

We promote policy change and programs work that aim to dismantle systemic racism and inequities.

We do all of this through our network of 38 local offices and nationwide rural program.

Financial Investments

We invest grants, loans and equity in projects and programs that nurture stronger communities.

Capacity Building

We help our on-the-ground partners build organizational strength and work more effectively.

Thought Leadership

We bring 40+ years of program development and policy expertise.

Fund Management

We provide a range of services to investors committed to making a difference.

What We Offer

Our Latest Initiatives

Project 10X

Our most ambitious and comprehensive effort to close racial, health, wealth, and opportunity gaps. [+]

Black Economic Development Fund

An impact investment fund that strengthens Black-led financial and anchor institutions and businesses. [+]

Small Business Assistance

With grants, loans and technical assistance, we support small businesses and the organizations that help them. [+]

By the Numbers

Affiliates

New Markets Support Company (NMSC)

$1 billion invested for economic development [+]

National Equity Fund (NEF)

$16 billion invested in housing since 1987 [+]

immito

$100 million expected in annual small business lending (launched in 2018) [+]

LISC Strategic Investments

$1 billion under management for investments in housing, economic development and Black-owned enterprises [+]

Contact

www.lisc.org

f t i l y

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

Lisa L. Glover CEO

PROGRAM INQUIRIES

Denise Scott President

FINANCE INQUIRIES

Christina Travers EVP and Chief Finance Officer

DEVELOPMENT, FUNDRAISING, PARTNERSHIP, PRESS & MEDIA INQUIRIES

Michael Tang SVP for Marketing & Communications

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