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Since 1991 Rhode Island LISC has invested more than $240 million to help build strong neighborhoods and healthy communities across Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and its Neighborhood Development Fund (NDF) is inviting proposals from Rhode Island community based organizations that have the development of affordable housing as a primary line of business. An organization’s participation in this program is dependent on making progress in the areas of real estate production and organizational operations. Click here for application.
"Community safety is everybody's job," Jeanne Cola, Executive Director of Rhode Island LISC says. And when it comes to community safety, "Providence gets it." This week hundreds of law-enforcement officers from around the world are gathering in Providence to talk about innovative ways to bring down crime and make neighborhoods safer.
Originally published in The Providence Journal, October 21, 2012
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|Our work continues with our strategy of Building Sustainable Communities, an approach conceived and launched a number of years ago, before foreclosures took hold and job loss wearied so many families. It reflects our decades on the ground in troubled neighborhoods. And it incorporates our understanding of how various aspects of “community” connect to each other, together fueling a neighborhood’s growth. Click to Learn More|
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