LISC National

About Duluth LISC

Duluth LISC is one of 31 local offices of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a national nonprofit community development organization and CDFI. Overall, LISC has invested $17.3 billion in neighborhoods and rural communities across the United States.

We combine corporate, government and philanthropic resources and have invested $90 million, leveraging $302,331,771 million in Duluth to develop or preserve 1,684 units of housing, created 186 new child-care spaces, 1,553 new jobs. Duluth LISC works to see people and places prosper by addressing comprehensive revitalization, affordable housing development and preservation, and building the capacity of local community development organizations to see neighborhoods are places of choice and opportunity to all. Learn more.

Recent News & Stories

12.12.2017 -

Duluth LISC Hires Two: Emily Nygren and Jessica Deville

Duluth LISC is pleased to announce expanding its team with the recent hiring of Emily Nygren as assistant program officer and Jessica Deville as administrative assistant.

10.12.2017 -

Lincoln Park Craft Business District

When was the last time you visited Lincoln Park's West Superior Street?

10.10.2017 -

Artists and Entrepreneurs Lift Up Lincoln Park

When was the last time you visited Lincoln Park’s West Superior Street? If it’s been a while, you might not recognize it. The area has shaken off its past of shuttered storefronts and abandoned industrial sites, emerging as a creative hub for artists and entrepreneurs.