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4.22.2020 -

LISC Names Top Economic Development Official to Expand NYC Community Investments

LISC has tapped Valerie White, a senior official with New York state’s economic development agency, to be the new executive director of LISC NYC. “Valerie is a remarkable individual who understands how to fully engage the public, private and philanthropic sectors in ways that catalyze opportunity for our communities,” said Maurice A. Jones, LISC ...

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Verizon and LISC Come Together to Support Small Businesses with COVID-19 Recovery Fund

An investment of $2.5 million from Verizon is making it possible for LISC to begin offering critical relief and resiliency-building support to small businesses facing immediate financial threat because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will go to make grants of up to $10,000, especially to entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other ...

Economic Development Lending: The Peninsula

On a bright day in early November, MHANY Management, LISC NYC, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and additional community partners broke ground on The Peninsula, a project that converts the infamous Spofford Juvenile Detention Center into a beautiful mixed-use campus serving Hunts Point and the larger South Bronx community. The project will ...