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Kensington Lending Partnership Launches $5 Million Neighborhood Initiative

(Philadelphia, PA): This morning, the newly formed Kensington Lending Partnership formally launched a significant funding source focused on small business and mixed-use real estate development, housing improvements, and affordable homeownership in the heart of Kensington. The Partnership, comprised of four Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI), includes Community First Fund, FINANTA, Impact Services Corp’s Impact ...

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 ...

Home Court: The Hartranft Basketball Court Revival

On Thursday, June 28, The Village of Arts and Humanities, the Sixers Youth Foundation and the Philadelphia 76ers, The City of Philadelphia, and members of the Fairhill-Hartranft community, will unveil the creative placemaking project, “Home Court: The Hartranft Basketball Court Revival.” This 12-month project, designed in collaboration with Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), turns the ...