This white paper from LISC's Research & Evaluation team shows how LISC's ongoing work to support collaborative revitalization of industrial districts, in ways that promote equitable benefits for businesses and residents, helps bolster surrounding communities, even in the age of Covid-19.[...]
During this webinar, presenters give an overview of the new Preparing a Commercial District Diagnostic, and listeners will hear a moderated discussion about the development of the manual, and how community partners are implementing its recommendations.
The LISC Institute spoke to several organizations working with small businesses in New York City about the supports small businesses need in order to cultivate resilience before, during, and after a disaster.
In this webinar, Rural LISC digital marketing consultant, Sam Dolgin-Gardner, walks through digital marketing tools that rural businesses can adopt to communicate with their customers, employees, and partners during the COVID-19 crisis, and Amanda Blondeau, Director of Business Services at Northern Initiatives, shares Norther Initiative’s business model to continue operations while protecting staff and customers.
Read our Letter from the Editor to learn how CDFIS are supporting entrepreneurs of color, and why it is so important for the industry.
Learn more about the unique roles that CDFIs play in supporting minority entrepreneurs in overcoming roadblocks.