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5.08.2019 -

LISC Chicago's Neighborhood Development Awards Honors 25 Years of Top Community Development Projects and Architectural Achievements Across the City

More than 1,500 community developers, architects, business leaders, neighborhood advocates and elected officials came together on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at McCormick Place for the 25th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA), where ten organizations were honored for their achievements in community development and architectural design.

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2.20.2019 -

$10 Million Citi Foundation-LISC Partnership Will Ready Workers for 21st-Century Jobs

An exciting new commitment from Citi Foundation will ramp up LISC’s Bridges to Career Opportunities program and help some 10,000 American workers get the training and support they need to take on quality jobs in growth industries like health care and solar energy. The funding will enable 40 community organizations across the country ...

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9.18.2018 -

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 ...