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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 $175.2M and leveraged over $738.4M in Detroit.

Detroit LISC Announces $5M School Redevelopment Fund

Partnership with DPS: Adaptive Uses of School Buildings


LISC boosts commercial investment with new financing for Detroit’s small businesses

Detroit LISC is excited to announce a new lending product made possible by the partnership between National LISC and the Small Business Administration. The Community Advantage loan is offered to existing and growing small businesses in low-income neighborhoods with up to $250,000 to finance working capital, inventory, equipment, business acquisitions, real estate development, and tenant improvements.

Thank you for joining us for the 2013 Community Development Awards!

 Thank you to all of our partners and friends who joined us on November 19 to celebrate the 2013 Detroit Community Development Awards!   We were honored to recognize the following for their outstanding achievements in 2013:2013 Detroit Community Development Awards

Champion for Working Families / Focus: HOPE Greater Detroit Centers for working Families

Exemplary Neighborhood Leadership / Marsha Bruhn

Excellence in Real Estate Development / Neighborhood Service Organization Bell Building

The Bridget Vance Award for Outstanding Community Safety Initiative / Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation Community Safety Program

Exceptional Partner in Neighborhood Development / W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Emerging Partner in Neighborhood Development / The Ford Motor Company Fund

LISC/NFL Grassroots Grant Program / Detroit Edison Public School Academy and Think Detroit PAL

CDC of the Year / Midtown Detroit, Inc.

Please check back soon for a photo gallery and videos from the event!

Building Sustainable Communities Quality of Life Plans

To view the 2012 Quality of Life plans, please click on one of the images below.2012 Quality of Life Plan - Grandmont Rosedale2012 Quality of Life Plan - Springwells Village2012 Quality of Life Plan - Grand/Woodward
Want to learn more about these neighborhoods or how LISC is Building Sustainable Communities in Detroit?  Click here.

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