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11.15.2017 -

Registration is open! 2018 Big Apple Innovation Awards

Registration is now open for LISC NYC’s 2018 Big Apple Innovation awards! This year’s theme is Building Opportunity NYC, and we will pay tribute to honorees who demonstrate commitment to making New York City a more just and equitable city. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Hope Community, Inc and Brooklyn ...

LISC NYC, Citi Community Development and NYC SBS Launch Program to Boost Locally-Owned Businesses

At an event celebrating storefront improvements that will be coming to Bay Street in the Stapleton area of Staten Island through the Commercial Corridor Challenge, Lara Olubunmi, owner of Wazobia Restaurant, spoke about the vital social and economic roles that locally-owned businesses play.

11.03.2017 -

Supporting Small Businesses to Survive and Thrive in Changing Neighborhoods: The Commercial Corridor Challenge

Locally-owned businesses play an essential role in developing economically secure and vibrant communities. As historically under-invested neighborhoods experience revitalization, however, many existing businesses need assistance to take advantage of new opportunities. LISC NYC describes a partnership with Citi Community Development and the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) to strengthen commercial corridors and small ...