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Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Local Initiatives Support Corp.

New York, New York
$3.5 million



The national community development intermediary works through 30 local offices in 25 states to revitalize the nation’s neighborhoods by helping community-based organizations gain access to financial capital, expertise and policy support to create affordable housing and commercial activity. A three-year grant funds an initiative to embed arts and culture in LISC’s approach to comprehensive community revitalization, including the integration of creative placemaking strategies in up to 14 neighborhoods.