LISC Institute

Economic Development

Featured resources

Read this report from LISC Boston to learn how its Impact Lending program successfully helped several diverse entrepreneurs grow their small businesses and access procurement contracts.

Learn More

This report, from MetroEdge, highlights some key findings of an analysis done of the Jacksonville Rail Yard District Business Council and its development. 

Learn More

This report from LISC LA and the Milken Institute’s (PLUM) Working Group outlines strategies and best practices to support a more inclusive local procurement environment in the city and county of LA.

Learn More

This article from Shelterforce discusses why many communities are stuck on a jobs-housing hamster wheel where increasing job opportunities and higher wages appear to be canceled out by a matched increase in housing prices and rents.

Learn More

LISC Phoenix has spent 10 years investing in five commercial corridors in Mesa, Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona. This report “Impact 2008-2018” examines the effects of these investments and the specific interventions used in each. 

Learn More

From the archives

LISC MetroEdge performed a scan of cities around the country and came up with four strong examples of successful commercial corridor initiatives.

Learn More

 

Economic Development In Practice