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Dec 04, 2019, 10:24 ET LISC, Ally Financial launch program to spur economic opportunity for micro-entrepreneurs, homeowners

Ally Financial, Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) are teaming up on a new $3 million program to fuel...


Oct 28, 2019, 16:32 ET ESPN, Under Armour and LISC Announce Grants to Turn Vacant Spaces into Valuable Places for Sports, Recreation and Play

Community organizations and municipalities in Atlanta; Decatur, Ga.; Detroit; Oakland and Toledo, Ohio will receive grants totaling $256,500 to help...


Oct 02, 2019, 18:34 ET ESPN/LISC Home Court Program Grants $150,000 To Upgrade Basketball Courts At Community Facilities In Seven Cities Nationwide

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced today that community organizations in seven cities across the country will receive grants...


Sep 30, 2019, 15:40 ET LISC, Fundación Maestro Cares, la Fundación Good Bunny y Cubs Charities se unen para lanzar la iniciativa Play Ball Again para reconstruir los campos de béisbol comunitarios en Puerto Rico

Cuando los huracanes Irma y María destruyeron Puerto Rico en 2017, devastaron los programas comunitarios de béisbol en toda la isla, dejando en...


Sep 30, 2019, 15:14 ET LISC, Maestro Cares Foundation, Good Bunny Foundation and Cubs Charities team up to launch Play Ball Again to rebuild community baseball fields in Puerto Rico

When Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in 2017, they devastated community baseball programs across the island, shredding more than 300...


Sep 13, 2019, 13:30 ET LISC names Geoff Jolley to lead ambitious community investment plans in KC

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has named a long-time legislative and community leader as the new executive director of LISC Kansas...


Sep 12, 2019, 11:00 ET LISC launches $1.5M initiative to provide technical assistance for charter school facilities development

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced SchoolPrint: Charter School Project Management ™ (SchoolPrint), a new initiative to...


Mar 11, 2019, 15:59 ET L.A. Community Organizations Receive Funding Through The Citi Foundation And LISC To Help Train Workers For Growing Job Sectors

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced new funding through the Bridges to Career Opportunities...


Mar 07, 2019, 14:00 ET Community Organizations In Pittsburgh Receive Funding Through The Citi Foundation And LISC To Help Train Workers For Growing Job Sectors

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced new funding through the Bridges to Career Opportunities...


Mar 01, 2019, 13:14 ET Milwaukee Community Organization Receives Funding Through The Citi Foundation And LISC To Help Train Workers For Growing Job Sectors

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced new funding through the Bridges to Career Opportunities...


Feb 27, 2019, 16:12 ET Boston Community-Based Organization Receives Funding Through The Citi Foundation And LISC To Help Train Workers For Growing Job Sectors

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced new funding through the Bridges to Career Opportunities...


Feb 26, 2019, 13:51 ET Uniontown Community-Based Organization Receives Funding Through The Citi Foundation And LISC To Help Train Workers For Growing Job Sectors

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced new funding through the Bridges to Career Opportunities...


Feb 26, 2019, 11:55 ET Twin Cities Community Organizations Receive Funding Through The Citi Foundation And LISC To Help Train Workers For Growing Job Sectors

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced new funding through the Bridges to Career Opportunities...


Feb 20, 2019, 09:30 ET Community-Based Organizations Across The U.S. Receive $10 Million Through The Citi Foundation And LISC To Help Train American Workers For Growing Job Sectors

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced the 40 community-based organizations that will receive...


Feb 11, 2019, 17:44 ET S&P Reaffirms LISC 'AA' Credit Rating

Standard & Poor's Global Ratings (S&P) has affirmed its 'AA' issuer credit rating for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the top...


Nov 20, 2018, 13:53 ET LISC announces 2019 class of Rubinger Fellows

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has named nine dynamic community leaders as winners of the 2019 Michael Rubinger Community...


Sep 18, 2018, 14:38 ET LISC launches new small business venture to fuel economic development and transform communities

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is aggressively expanding its work to energize economic development across the country with the...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:46 ET LISC taps $1.3 million Social Innovation Fund grant to support three Pay for Success models

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has selected three social services agencies developing Pay for Success (PFS) programs focused on...


Sep 28, 2016, 12:04 ET LISC wins $4 million from CDFI Fund to drive businesses, jobs, food in distressed areas

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has been awarded $4 million in federal funding to fuel economic activity in low-income areas and...


Sep 22, 2016, 04:39 ET Treasury's Capital Magnet Fund announces $4.8 million for LISC to fuel affordable housing, economic development

The federal government today awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) $4.8 million from the Treasury Department's Capital Magnet Fund ...


Sep 20, 2016, 05:16 ET LISC announces 'AA' rating, stable outlook from S&P

S&P Global Ratings has assigned a 'AA' credit rating to one of the nation's largest nonprofit investors in low-income communities. Officials at the...


Jun 16, 2016, 12:41 ET LISC names a new CEO

Maurice Jones, who rose from a small-town tobacco farm to become a leader in government and business, was named today as president and CEO of the...


May 10, 2016, 01:05 ET LISC wins federal grant to fuel Pay for Success implementation

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has been awarded $1.3 million to implement a program that connects government funding for health,...


Feb 18, 2016, 12:06 ET ESPN teams up with LISC to support new basketball courts in five local communities

Young people in five cities will be able to shoot hoops on newly renovated basketball courts through a new national collaboration focused on...


Jan 20, 2016, 03:08 ET Top national nonprofits join forces to help low-income residents improve health, quality of life in distressed neighborhoods

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R)—a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson...