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Impact

Since 1980

$16.2 billion invested, leveraging $48.5 billion in total development 

348,000 affordable homes and apartments 

56 million square feet of commercial, retail and community space

  • 202 early childhood centers serving 21,500 children
  • 191 schools financed serving 75,000 youth
  • 325 recreational spaces 
  • 62 health-related projects
  • 78 healthy food projects
  • 25 theaters and performance spaces
  • 100s of other retail, arts and community projects
Eastern North Philadelphia before
Eastern North Philadelphia after
Shops & Lofts at 47 in Chicago before
Shops & Lofts at 47 in Chicago after
The Howard Theater in Washington, DC before
The Howard Theater in Washington, DC after
Rainbow de Colores park, Philadelphia before
Rainbow de Colores park, Philadelphia after
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$1.3 billion invested in 2015
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I am always surprised by how few Americans have heard about LISC's remarkable work. . .
— President Bill Clinton
Yes, people live better in the places where LISC works

An evaluation of our Building Sustainable Communities effort

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