Our Stories

9.22.2016 -

LISC Awarded $4.8 Million "Capital Magnet" Grant for Affordable Housing, Economic Development

A grant of $4.8 million from the Treasury Department's Capital Magnet Fund will help LISC leverage nearly $50 million in private capital to invest in impoverished communities. The investments will be targeted for supportive and other affordable housing for extremely low-income and other vulnerable people, as well as for economic development in places where traditional financing is hard to come by.

8.08.2016 -

Early learners need quality facilities tailored to their needs

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) toured the Children’s Campus of Kansas City today—where nonprofits offer an integrated set of health and education programs all focused on families and children from birth to age five. LISC helped finance CCKC through loans and the New Markets Tax Credit program, recognizing that quality facilities focused on early learners are one key to helping at-risk kids succeed.