LISC Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky is the local office of the country's largest community development organization.
We help revitalize neighborhoods in Greater Cincinnati. We provide resources to highly effective and comprehensive local groups that respond to community needs.
New research: How Financial Opportunity Centers help low-income Americans
An in-depth analysis of outcomes from our FOCs have been released with evidence to support LISC's long-heald belief that "it takes more than just a job for people to raise their standards of living". Read a message from our President and CEO, Michael Rubinger and view the report at the link provided.
The Northern Kentucky Scholar House
LISC Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky helped out the Scholar House by investing $6,290,000 in NEF Low Income Housing Tax Credits. The Scholar House is a resource for single parents in college that need help with housing and quality child care.
National donor of the month: U.S. Bank
Local and national donor U.S. Bank has been named LISC National's Donor of the Month! The bank's support, through corporate giving and U.S. Bank Foundation grants, goes toward implementation of our comprehensive, placed-based revitalization strategy- called Building Sustainable Communities. U.S. Bank's generosity also supports a national effort to help affordable housing developers create environmentally sustainable buildings that operate more efficiently and offer healthier living environements to residents. (March 2015)
2013 Annual Report
Enjoy LISC Greater Cincinnati's 2013 Annual Report online! Our report for 2014 is expected to be published this spring.
$6MM in New Markets Tax Credits to Lower Price Hill
LISC has chosen Lower Price Hill to receive an investment of New Markets Tax Credits totaling $6 million, one of only five communities nationwide to be chosen for this investment. (July 2014)
"LISC has provided leadership and excellent resources to the Center for Great Neighborhoods and the Greater Cincinnati area. Our work has been greatly enhanced and our community has been the beneficiary."
- Tom DiBello, Executive Director, Center for Great Neighborhoods of Covington
How to build credit, save $$
The New York Times describes Twin Accounts, a program created by LISC Chicago's Ricki Lowitz that allows low wage-earners access to fundamental financial instruments and conveniences necessary for everyday life. Click "Learn more" to read all about it. (Feb 2014)