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Opportunity Zones

Duluth Opportunity Zones Portal

Explore our new portal to learn more about Duluth's zones and the Opportunity Zones incentive. [...]

We Are in the Zones

Find our how LISC is working in Opportunity Zones across the country [...]

Resources

Get the latest tools and information related to Opportunity Zones. Including federal and state resources [...]

Opportunity Zones 101

Not sure what Opportunity Zones are? We've compiled frequently asked questions on design, timeline and impact [...]

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

4.25.2019 -

LISC Celebrates 21 Years in Duluth

On Wednesday, April 17, Duluth LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) welcomed 335 guests to Forging Opportunities, our sold-out celebration luncheon at the DECC.

From National LISC:
4.18.2019 -

Minnesota Governor Celebrates LISC Duluth’s 21 Years of Investment and Partnership

This week, LISC Duluth marked its 21st year of investing in the city and the key work of local partners at its annual Building Healthy Community Awards. Governor Tim Walz gave the keynote address, stressing how innovative collaboration between local government and community leaders can make the city a safe and prosperous place for all residents. The LISC partnership model, he added, “is what smart government should do…what smart communities should do.”

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