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2017 Annual Report

Read our 2017 Annual Report to learn how LISC worked with residents and local partners to make Philadelphia neighborhoods better places to live, work, do business, and raise families. Highlights include: Lending and Impact Investments, Affordable, Healthy Housing, Economic Development, and Equitable Community Development.

The Village of Arts & Humanities awarded $500K ArtPlace Grant

ArtPlace America announced that The Village has been chosen from nearly a thousand applications to receive $500k funding through its 2017 National Creative Placemaking Fund. LISC has provided support of The Village's arts-based community development work for nearly five years. This grant is a huge win for the Village, the Fairhill-Hartranft community, and for ...

From National LISC:

A Creative Approach to ‘Place’

Chris Walker, LISC’s director of research, explains how creative placemaking leverages the power of local artists, culture and history to create economic opportunity and improve their overall quality of life in urban and rural communities alike.