LISC National

What is LISC Twin Cities?

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation, known as LISC, is one of the largest organizations supporting projects to revitalize communities and bring greater economic opportunity to residents. As one of LISC’s local offices, we provide capital, strategy and know-how to our Twin Cities community development partners.

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Local Impact

$621 million invested through grants, loans, and equity

$2.3 billion leveraged in additional linvestments in local projects

14,150 new or preserved affordable homes and apartment

2.1 million square feet of new or renovated commercial and community space

7,000 people have improved their financial stability through our Financial Opportunity Center partners

Recent News & Stories

2.15.2019 -

Big Ideas from Block X Block

Community development is about creating places where people can live, work, and thrive. It’s about building safe and affordable housing, using art and culture to bring people together, and making sure people have access to economic opportunities that contribute to a better tomorrow. Transforming our neighborhoods block by block takes risk and a willingness to try something new. Read what our featured speakers had to say about why ownership matters.