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12.06.2018 -

Rural LISC invests $250,000 in inverSOL to support solar-powered generators, provide jobs in Puerto Rico

– Rural LISC is thrilled to announce its support of inverSOL, a new company making solar-powered generators in Puerto Rico to combat power loss following natural disasters, like Hurricane Maria which slammed the island last year.

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12.05.2018 -

LISC Taps Innovative Entrepreneur to Spearhead Opportunity Zone Strategies, Investments

LISC has named George Ashton as its new managing director for strategic investments. He plans to lead LISC’s work on Opportunity Zones with a clear-eyed view of the potential for community gains—focusing not just on how much capital can be raised, but on deploying it in ways that fuel lasting benefits for residents ...

11.07.2018 -

Rural LISC partners with Capital One and the Louisiana Housing Corporation to develop affordable housing in rural Louisiana

Rural LISC, Capital One and the Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) have joined together to create the Rural CHDO Training Program, a training program designed to increase the capacity of community-based organizations (CBOs) and Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) to develop affordable housing in rural Louisiana.