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  • 04.17.19 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF Welcomes New Directors of SPARCC and ECE

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) is excited to announce two additions to our organization. Sondra Ford is LIIF’s new Director of the Strong, Prosperous, And Resilient Communities Challenge (SPARCC). Angie Garling will lead LIIF’s early care and education (ECE) team as our first National ECE Director. “Sondra and Angie are highly respected leaders in […]…

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  • 03.20.19 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF’s Testimony to the DC City Council Committee on Education

    In February 2019, Laura Jackman testified on behalf of LIIF to the DC City Council Committee on Education. She shared takeaways from LIIF’s work to increase early care and education slots for DC’s children alongside the Office of the State Superintendent of Education. Below is a transcript of her testimony. My name is Laura Jackman, and […]…

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  • 03.18.19 | LIIF NEWS

    $3.75 Million Awarded to LIIF in Capital Magnet Funds

    LIIF is excited to announce our recent award of $3.75 million through the US Department of the Treasury’s Capital Magnet Fund (CMF). This enormously successful program has created deep impact and proven to be a smart investment, leveraging federal funds twenty times over. In fact, the 23 awardees in 2010 alone have produced 10,800 affordable […]…

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  • 03.17.19 | LIIF NEWS

    Expanding Health Access in New Orleans

    A new 65,000-square-foot health clinic recently opened their doors in New Orleans, thanks in part to $3.25 million in acquisition loan financing from the Low Income Investment Fund. CrescentCare was founded as a primary source of care for underserved populations including low-income individuals, the LGBTQ community and people living with HIV and AIDS. The new […]…

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  • 03.15.19 | LIIF NEWS

    Low Income Investment Fund Announces Leadership Changes

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) announced the appointment of Giles Coates to the new position of chief financial officer (CFO) and the promotion of Sabrina Baptiste to the newly created role of chief administrative officer (CAO). Read more on the CDFI Connect Blog.…

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  • 03.12.19 | LIIF NEWS

    LIIF Announces New CFO & CAO

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) is excited to announce Giles Coates as our new chief financial officer (CFO) and the promotion of Sabrina Baptiste to the newly created role of chief administrative officer (CAO). In their roles as senior leaders for the organization, both Mr. Coates and Ms. Baptiste will join LIIF’s executive team. […]…

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  • 01.15.19 | LIIF NEWS

    Addressing Equity in the Workplace

    LIIF recently hosted a conversation about unconscious bias and equity in the workplace during which staff discussed the moral and business case for diversity. “Companies in the top 25% for ethnic diversity are 35% more likely to financially outperform the bottom 25%,” said Jonathan Mayes, the head of Corporate Responsibility, Diversity and Inclusion for the […]…

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  • 01.15.19 | LIIF NEWS

    Bringing Financial Literacy to Early Care & Education Centers

    LIIF, the NYC Department of Education and the Financial Management Association hosted two finance workshops in November 2018 for approximately two dozen Early Care and Education (ECE) providers in Metropolitan New York City. These workshops were made possible in part by support from Citi’s Community Progress Makers award. ECE businesses have a triple-benefit for the […]…

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  • 04.26.18 | LIIF NEWS

    Community Progress Makers Award Accelerates LIIF’s Early Care & Education Small Business Work

    The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) has received a $500,000 grant from the 2018 Community Progress Makers Fund, an initiative of the Citi Foundation. These funds will allow LIIF to expand its Early Care & Education (ECE) work in New York City with an ECE Small Business Program. “Support from the Community Progress Makers Fund […]…

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