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About LISC Philadelphia

 Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is a national community development organization with a local focus-rooted in the belief that neighborhood leaders and organizations best understand the assets and needs of their communities. LISC acts as an intermediary to local partners providing resources, while building capacity to generate inclusive and sustainable growth and neighborhood stability.

In Philadelphia, LISC is a champion for equitable community change--working alongside partners to enhance neighborhoods and improve the lives of residents. To maximize impact LISC leverages corporate, government, and philanthropic resources. To date, LISC Philadelphia has invested $482M (and leveraged over $1.5B) to build or preserve 8,765 affordable homes and develop 2.3M square feet of retail, community and educational space. 

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Info & Resources for Philly Businesses during COVID-19

To help contain the spread of COVID-19, the City of Philadelphia has prohibited the operations of non-essential businesses from now through at least Friday, March 27. We recognize the significant impact these restrictions have on businesses. The following resources and relief are available to business owner