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Bank of America supports Houston LISC's efforts to spur economic gains

The Houston office of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced a $35,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support programs focused on reviving local economies, including efforts to help residents increase their financial stability and build employment skills required to compete for middle-class jobs.

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A Game-Changer for Community Development: LISC Offers $100M in Bonds

4.04.2017 -

For the first time in its history—and the first time ever for a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)—LISC is tapping the bond market to raise $100 million in capital that it will use to help energize local economies. “This new capital will not only help us fuel businesses, jobs and large-scale redevelopment efforts ...

Local YMCA Receives $100,000 For Sports Fields Through NFL Grassroots Program

The YMCA of Greater Houston has been granted $100,000 from the Houston Texans through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program to renovate and resurface sports fields for proper irrigation and fencing at the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA in the Greater Heights community.