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Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) equips communities with the capital, strategy, and know-how to become places where people can thrive. Working with local leaders, we invest in affordable housing, health, education, public safety and employment – all basic needs that must be tackled so that progress in one area is not undermined by neglect in another.

As part of a national organization with deep local roots, LISC Boston is uniquely positioned to share resources, best practices, and innovations with the communities we serve. We provide funding, financing, and technical assistance to community development corporations (CDCs), nonprofit developers, grassroots organizations, as well as policy and advocacy organizations throughout Massachusetts.

News

5.07.2019 -

What are we doing about the Housing Crisis?

On May 6, 2019, LISC, The Boston Foundation, Bank of America and CHAPA convened a group of talented individuals from both the public and private housing field to discuss and identify solutions to our housing crisis. We have a deep bench of talented people and an impressive legacy of creating innovative and impactful housing strategies. But the challenge is greater than our current efforts. It's time to create the next generation of bold solutions that can take our response to this crisis to the next level.

2.27.2019 - ,

An exciting new commitment from Citi Foundation will ramp up LISC's Bridges to Career Opportunities

The Citi Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) today announced new funding through the Bridges to Career Opportunities initiative (Bridges) to help connect unemployed and underemployed people in Boston to quality jobs in growth industries

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