Together with residents and partners, we help forge resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.
What We Do
Our investments connect people with opportunity and help build resilient, equitable communities through a comprehensive program strategy.
We support people to build financial stability and contribute to their communities.
We help residents energize underinvested urban and rural places.
We assist small businesses and nonprofits to fortify communities and nurture local economies.
Drive Systems Change
We promote policy and programmatic work that can upend systemic racism and inequities.
We do all of this through our network of 37 local offices and nationwide rural program.
We bring grants, loans and equity to community projects
Organizational support and technical assistance for our on-the-ground partners
40+ years of program development and policy expertise
We provide a range of services to investors committed to making a difference
What We Offer
Our most ambitious and comprehensive initiative ever 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
New Markets Support Company (NMSC)
$1 billion invested for economic development [+]
National Equity Fund (NEF)
$16 billion invested in housing since 1987 [+]
$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. [+]
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Lisa L. Glover, President & CEO
Denise Scott, EVP for Programs
Annie Donovan, EVP and Chief Operating Officer
DEVELOPMENT, FUNDRAISING & PARTNERSHIP INQUIRIES
Beth Marcus, EVP for Resource Development
PRESS & MEDIA INQUIRIES
Michael Tang, VP for Communications
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