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Janelle Monae, advocate and LISC partner in supporting NYC small business relief, to be featured in Variety broadcast on June 25th

Janelle Monáe, eight-time Grammy nominated singer and actress starring in the series Homecoming, is supporting LISC during the coronavirus pandemic. On June 25th at 7PM PT / 10PM ET during ‘Lifetime Presents Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes,’ Monáe will be honored, along with Cate Blanchett and Patti LuPone, for her professional and humanitarian efforts ...

LISC Institute Spotlight: Building the Resilience of Commercial Corridors

Despite recent growth trends, unequal access to economic opportunity is threatening to leave many communities out of increased prosperity, and more vulnerable when recessions or other shocks – like the current Coronavirus outbreak – occur. In this month’s Spotlight, we’re highlighting resources and tools to help practitioners build the strength of local commercial districts during ...

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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 ...