We are the Charlotte office of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a national nonprofit that provides financing and support for community development around the country. As one of over 30 local offices, LISC Charlotte works with local government, community development corporations and other nonprofits to revitalize neighborhoods and catalyze opportunity. As LISC Charlotte executive director, Ralphine Caldwell, stated, “LISC invests in ways that tap into Charlotte’s strength so we can raise local incomes and improve the overall quality of life for thousands of residents.”
Along with much of the world, we are closely monitoring the rapidly unfolding news of the COVID-19 pandemic. As ever, we are committed to meeting the needs of our partners and the communities we serve, and to supporting the wellbeing of our employees and the people and places where we live and work. Here are some of the things we are doing to respond to this unprecedented situation.