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Detroit LISC provides capital, technical expertise, training, and information to develop local leadership in creating affordable housing, spurring economic development, and supporting safe neighborhoods. Our goal is help neighbors build communities of choice where families and individuals can live, do business, have access to quality educational opportunities, and play. Since 1990, Detroit LISC has invested over $182.8M and leveraged over $800M in Detroit.

Announcing Winners of the 2015 Detroit Community Development Awards!

Congratulations to the 2015 Detroit Community Development Awards winners and thank you to everyone who joined us on October 28 to celebrate Detroit's neighborhoods!

The 2015 Detroit Community Development Awards winners are:

CDC/Nonprofit Developer of the Year - Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corporation

Excellence in Real Estate Development Award - Shelborne Development

Distinction in Placemaking Award - Hope House Nature and Agro-Ecology Center

Exemplary Neighborhood Leadership Award - Bryan Ferguson, Schoolcraft Improvement Association

Distinguished Corporate Volunteer Award - Lori Boyce, Deloitte Tax LLP

Bridget Vance Award for Outstanding Safety Initiative - MorningSide Board of Directors and UAW-Ford

Champion for Working Families Award - Southwest Economic Solutions

Extraordinary Economic Development Award - Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation

Community Strategy of the Year Award - Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program


For more information, check out the Detroit Community Development Awards page.

For pictures of the 2015 event, visit our photo album.

Hosted by Detroit LISC, Community Development Advocates of Detroit and Michigan Community Resources

Introducing the 2015 Detroit Community Development Awards People's Choice Award!

2015 Detroit People's Choice AwardCongratulations to the 2015 winners of the Detroit Community Development Awards People's Choice Award!  This year's award, presented by Comerica, was awarded to the following organizations:

District 1: HeritageYouth Program

District 2: "IT FEELS GOOD 2B ME!!!"

District 3: BE Culturally Exposed

District 4: U-SNAP-BAC

District 5: 360 Detroit, Inc.

District 6: Unity in Our Community TimeBank

District 7: Communities of Hope

Thanks to your votes, these seven organizations have been awarded a $1,000 grant to continue their work in their community. Join us again in 2016 for the People's Choice Award!



Asset Management Training Opportunity - November 10-11, 2015

Training Opportunity: Asset Management Specialist, November 10-11, 2015

Detroit 0% Interest Home Repair Loan Program

0% Interest Home Repair Loan ProgramLISC is proud to partner with the City of Detroit and Bank of America to offer the 0% Interest Home Repair Loan Program to Detroit residents.  For more information on the program and eligiblity, please visit


Click for more information on the partnership between the City of Detroit, LISC, and Bank of America


For questions regarding the status of your intake application, please call (313) 265-2894.

2015-2016 AmericCorps Service Opportunties

AmeriCorps Opportunities

Looking for experience working within the Detroit community to improve the quality of life for residents? Check out the postings for the 2015-16 AmeriCorps service year!

The Summer 2015 Detroit LISC newsletter is here!

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Detroit LISC Announces $5M School Redevelopment Fund

Partnership with DPS: Adaptive Uses of School Buildings

Detroit LISC is helping Detroit Public Schools address its inventory of more than 80 surplus buildings and vacant lots with a $5 million loan fund for developers looking to repurpose properties into new anchors for high quality affordable housing, businesses and community spaces.

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2015 Detroit Community Development Awards

Congratulations to the 2015 Awardees and thank you for helping us celebrate on October 28, 2015!

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