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

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    • LIIF CEO Statement on Trump Budget

      The Trump Administration has released their budget outline for fiscal year 2018, and if enacted it would devastate low-income families and vulnerable communites. Read more about the budget blueprint from a community development perspective. Read More

    • Announcing the Six SPARCC Regions

      The Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC) has announced its first cohort of sites. To find out which regions were selected, read our newest blog post. Read More

    • How Can We Give Children the Best Chance to Succeed?
      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. Explore 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


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