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$500,000 in Grants Awarded from the East Side Collaborative Fund

Over a half a million dollars has been awarded to local nonprofits from the East Side Collaborative Fund for revitalization work in four commercial corridors on Buffalo’s East Side. Capacity building, training and other supports will be provided through the East Side Avenues program to augment the funding. The grants and supports are being ...

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Building Women’s Futures

Only by reckoning with the past are we able to create a society that honors the dignity and wellbeing of all Americans. In recognition of Women’s History Month, we shine a spotlight on three LISC sites where our work is led by women and supports women in the communities we serve—and aims to ...

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How Community Ownership Can Stabilize Neighborhoods

In an article for Next City, LISC’s Morgan Harper and Sara Feierstein dig into how “community ownership” acts as a stabilizing force for neighborhoods and has become an integral part of mitigating displacement. The authors look at strategies ranging from business cooperatives to CDCs pooling their resources, and underscore the findings of LISC’s ...