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LISC Philadelphia and partners win JPMorgan Chase $5MM PRO Neighborhoods grant award!

LISC is celebrating a $5 million grant from JPMorgan Chase that will help a collaborative of local community development financial institutions spur growth and opportunity in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. The grant will support the equitable development work of the Kensington del Corazón Collaborative, which includes LISC and high-impact local partners Impact Services, Impact Loan ...

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Making Sure Opportunity Zones Create Opportunity For All

An article in ImpactAlpha describes early efforts by community development groups, like LISC, and foundations to manage Opportunity Zone funds in a way that will maximize benefits for underinvested communities and the people who live and work there. These strategies deal head-on with the stated goal of the new tax legislation: to spur economic development ...

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Financial Education is a Key to Success—for Our Youth, and Our Economy

In an op-ed for Yahoo! Finance, LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones hit home the value of financial literacy as an essential skill on the path to financial wellbeing for all Americans—and to a healthy U.S. economy. Thinking back to his own childhood and the lessons in money management he absorbed working on his ...