About Us

Major Supporters

Top All-Time Grantors

As of December 31, 2016

  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • NFL Foundation
  • Bank of America
  • State Farm
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • Citi
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Lilly Endowment Inc.
  • The Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Living Cities
  • Wells Fargo
  • Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Fannie Mae
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
  • The Rockefeller Foundation
  • MetLife, Inc.
  • The Walton Family Foundation
  • The Hall Family Foundation
  • Lisa & Dick Cashin
  • United Way of Greater Cincinnati
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Top All-Time Lenders

As of December 31, 2016

  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Bank of America
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Prudential Financial, Inc.
  • Mizuho Bank (USA)
  • Wells Fargo
  • State Farm
  • Citi
  • HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • TD Bank Group
  • Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A.
  • MetLife, Inc.
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Walton Family Foundation
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Ford Foundation
  • AXA Group
  • PNC
  • Northern Trust
  • U.S. Bancorp
  • RBS Citizens
  • Harvard University

Original Eight Funders

LISC was formally announced in May 1980 with a $10 million capital pool from the following:

  • Ford Foundation
  • Aetna Life & Casualty
  • Atlantic Richfield
  • The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Continental Illinois Bank
  • International Harvester
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Prudential Insurance Co.