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20 Years of Fostering Economic Growth in Buffalo

Revitalizing commercial corridors and supporting developments that foster economic growth and entrepreneurship has been a key component of LISC’s comprehensive community development strategy in Buffalo over the past 20 years. Learn more about the project's we've supported and the impact we've made.

Bailey Avenue Rehabs Build Momentum for Neighborhood

Our longtime partners at the University District Community Development Association have spearheaded an initiative called "Better on Bailey," which is utilizing a grant from the Better Buffalo Fund to help small business owners renovate their storefronts and interiors. The change is unfolding on Bailey Avenue before our eyes.

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What’s immito? LISC’s Powerful New Catalyst for Small Businesses

LISC is ramping up its national economic development work with the launch of a new small business lender called immito. “Nothing catalyzes opportunity in a community like new businesses launching and expanding,” said Maurice A. Jones, LISC president and CEO. immito is expected to do $100 million in annual lending and will spark entrpreneurship and ...