LIIF invests in high-performing charter schools, those that have demonstrated success in increasing the academic and life outcomes of their students. LIIF provides affordable financing for charter school operators to build, improve or green their facilities. The schools are able to use the money they save to invest back into their programs and serve more low income youth.
Featured Projects By State
ACE Charter School
ACE built a new middle school from the ground up in the Mayfair neighborhood of San Jose, enabling the school to grow by 100 students in a 19,680-square-foot building.
CALS Charter Middle School
The 400 students at CALS Charter Middle School moved from temporary buildings located on a former parking lot to a new, green, energy-efficient facility.
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy operates four schools and an early childhood education center providing exceptional educational opportunities for over 2,000 students in Los Angeles.
Green Dot 27th Street
Green Dot, a high-performing charter management organization, operates 18 schools serving 8,300 students, in the Los Angeles area. Its current 27th Street campus provides educational opportunities to more than 1,000 students in grades 6-12.
Rocketship Discovery Prep Charter School
Rocketship Education aims to eliminate the achievement gap for low-income students through a unique hybrid model that combines the standard classroom model with online instruction.
North Star Academy
North Star Academy is a high-performing school located in Newark, New Jersey. Historically, 100% of North Star’s high school graduates have been accepted to college.
Bushwick Ascend Charter School
Bronx Lighthouse Charter School
Bronx Lighthouse Charter School will use NMTCs to build a new high school and expand its work in the South Bronx, one of the poorest areas in New York City.
Democracy Prep Charter School
Democracy Prep educates 400 students in 6-10th grades and is one of the highest-ranking schools on New York City’s Chancellor’s Progress Report and the city’s Learning Environment Survey.
Hyde Leadership Charter School
Hyde Leadership Charter School educates 750 students seeking in the only college preparatory charter school in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.
Troy Preparatory Charter School
Troy Preparatory Charter School will grow from 100 to 500 elementary and middle students and hire 18 new staff members in upstate New York.
Euphemia L. Haynes Public Charter School
LIIF’s loan to enabled Euphemia L. Haynes Public Charter School to build a new facility in Washington, DC. The school expanded their capacity from 200 to 450 students, who continue to excel academically.