LISC National

What We Offer

We provide loans, grants, and technical assistance to local organizations for projects and programs that strengthen neighborhoods of choice and opportunity. Our loans and equity investments finance affordable housing, mixed-use projects, supermarkets, cultural centers, schools, health centers, and other vital community enterprises. We offer capacity building services to our grantees, partners, and borrowers as they undertake real estate development activities and programs that improve life in communities.  

As funding is available, LISC provides grants to address Sustainable Communities Initiative priorities, including affordable housing, commercial corridors, income and wealth buildingcommunity safetyresident leadership, and arts & culture. Through national partnerships, LISC is also able to provide limited support for youth basketball courts and football fields.


Learn about the many types of financing LISC offers to support a variety of community projects.

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Equity Investments

LISC bridges the gap between investors and projects to get things built in disadvantaged communities.

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Capacity Building

LISC offers a wide range of advice and support to our grantees, partners, and borrowers

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