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Request for Proposals: Recoverable & Catalytic Grant Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Preservation

Philadelphia LISC is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) that seeks to provide funding to non-profit community based organizations to further advance the preservation of affordable rental housing in the City of Philadelphia in the following ways: (1) LISC will provide recoverable grants for predevelopment activities associated with affordable rental housing preservation and; (2) LISC ...

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 ...