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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 nominations for the 2014 Detroit Community Development Awards!

Detroit Community Development AwardsWe are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Detroit Community Development Awards!  

Visit the Detroit Community Development Awards page to download the nomination packet - nominations are due by September 15, 2014!


Current Detroit LISC Consultant Opportunities: RFP for Videographer


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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The 2014 Detroit Community Development Awards are Tuesday, November 18, 2014!

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2013 Detroit LISC Annual Report

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2013 National LISC Annual Report