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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.

Now Accepting RFP Responses


Detroit LISC is currently accepting RFP responses for the City of Detroit Home Repair Loan program for Marketing, Application Intake & Credit Reports.

Now Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Members

AmeriCorps Opportunities

Detroit LISC is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 AmeriCorps service year beginning October 1, 2014 with six nonprofit organizations in Detroit. AmeriCorps members assist in efforts to revitalize neighborhoods across America and create vibrant places for people to live, work, and play.

Celebrating the Life of C. David Campbell

Detroit LISC Remembers Founding Board Member C. David Campbell

The Local Advisory Board and staff of Detroit LISC are deeply saddened by the passing of C. David Campbell.  Dave Campbell was one of a group of civic leaders that invited LISC to Detroit in 1990 and became a founding board member of the organization.

LISC Partnership with Bank of America Brings Help to Detroit Families

Bank of America and LISC partner to help lift low-income families, attract businesses to distressed areas across the country

Bank of America is partnering with LISC to increase opportunities for families and individuals to build assets, reduce debt, gain financial literacy and independence as well as advance their careers.

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.

LISC Offering SBA Community Advantage Loans for Small Business Growth in Detroit

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.

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