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Opportunity Zones Discussion

On September 26, LISC convened a discussion on whether and how Opportunity Zone investments are being deployed in Massachusetts with community leaders of the zones, residents, investors, policy-makers and others at the DeWitt Center in Roxbury.

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Opportunity Zones Grant Application Invite

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks applications from community development corporations (CDCs) in Massachusetts for capacity building support to drive inclusive investment in one or more low income communities that has been designated a federally-qualified opportunity zone by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Funds will be awarded under the Federal Section 4 Capacity Building program for Community Development and Affordable Housing.   Applications must be submitted to LISC Boston no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 17, 2019. Click here for more information.

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Massachusetts Opportunity Zones Overview

LISC is excited to share this new resource for Massachusetts Opportunity Zones Overview.  Click here to read more.

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LISC Comments on Proposed Opportunity Zones Rulemakings

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is pleased to offer comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Opportunity Zones provision of the Internal Revenue Code (Section 1400Z-2).

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Opportunity Zones Fundamentals

LISC Boston is developing guidance for communities containing designated opportunity zones, to build their capacity to define community-driven strategies for investment and growth.

 

 

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Worcester’s Opportunity Zones -Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce Business and Government Forum

LISC is developing a toolkit for communities containing designated opportunity zones, to build their capacity to define community-driven strategies for investment and growth.

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Capacity Building for Opportunity Zone Investment Community Toolkit Initiative

LISC proposes to develop and publish broadly guidance for communities containing designated opportunity zones, to build their capacity to define community-driven strategies for investment and growth.

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