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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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  • 03.07.18 | LIIF NEWS

    MTC Approves Funds to Help Preserve Multi-Family Affordable Housing

    The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has committed $10 million to establish a new revolving loan fund known as the Bay Area Preservation Pilot Fund. When it’s launched later this year in partnership with LIIF and Enterprise Community Loan Fund, this $49 million fund will help nonprofit developers acquire and preserve multi-family, transit-accessible affordable housing in the […]…

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