LIIF is dedicated to creating pathways of opportunity for low income people and communities.

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    • How Can We Give Children the Best Chance to Succeed?
      Announcing LIIF’s 2016 Annual Report: Imagine. Invest. Empower.

      At LIIF, we strive to imagine the possibilities for America’s communities, invest in innovative solutions for all families and empower every child to realize her full potential. Exlore our 2016 Annual Report and learn how we can build stronger communities, together.
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    • How Can We Give Children the Best Chance to Succeed?
      LIIF Receives $85MM New Markets Tax Credit Award

      The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has awarded LIIF $85 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to invest in high-impact projects that spur economic opporutnity in low income communities.
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    • How Can We Give Children the Best Chance to Succeed?
      5 Ways to Help Scale Financing for Pre-K Facilities

      A new LIIF report, “Building Pre-K,” looks at national efforts to finance quality Pre-K facilities and makes 5 suggestions for how philanthropy, CDFIs and the public sector can work together for more impact. Read More

    • A New Paradigm for Inclusive Growth in Metropolitan America
      A New Paradigm for Inclusive Growth in Metropolitan America

      LIIF’s President & CEO Nancy O. Andrews has co-authored a new paper with Audrey Choi of Morgan Stanley on the potential of equitable transit-oriented development to create more inclusive, prosperous communities.
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      • How Can We Give Children the Best Chance to Succeed?
        A $90MM Investment in Just and Equitable Places

        LIIF is excited to announce the Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge – a new initiative to create more just economic, health and environmental outcomes for our cities and regions.
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