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

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      • Funding From Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program to Bring New Homes to Baltimore

        The neighborhoods of Central West Baltimore include vacant properties and many abandoned homes, reflecting years of disinvestment. An award from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco will provide critical funding to help The Community Builders complete the Marshall Gardens project, which is revitalizing abandoned houses and building more homes for families in the neighborhood. We’re proud to have partnered with TCB to secure this award!. Learn More

    New Excelsior Family Connections Center Opens on Mission Street

    Excelsior Family Connections celebrated the grand opening of its new home on Mission Street in San Francisco. This new facility will give families in San Francisco’s Excelsior and Portola neighborhoods more access to child care, after school programs, and a host of other services. Learn More

  • LIIF Promotes Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan to President

    The Low Income Investment Fund is excited to announce the promotion of Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan to President. “Kim’s vision and drive over the past 11 years have spurred much of LIIF’s programmatic and geographic growth, including launching our fresh foods, health, and housing initiatives, as well as the opening of our offices in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta,” said LIIF CEO Daniel A. Nissenbaum. “I look forward to our continued partnership.” Read the full announcement

  • Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s GoATL Fund Invests $1 Million in Local Education

    The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s impact investment fund, the GoATL Fund, recently closed a new $1 million investment for the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) to launch a new program to finance high-potential, early-stage charter schools in metro Atlanta’s lower income communities. Together with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, GoATL’s investment will allow LIIF to create a financing vehicle designed for earlier stage, promising charter schools. Read More

  • LIIF Welcomes New Directors of ECE and SPARCC

    The Low Income Investment Fund 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 National ECE Director.

    “Sondra and Angie are highly respected leaders in the community development and early care and education fields and will bring a wealth of experience to our growing organization,” said Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan, Chief Operating Officer & EVP, Community Investments and Programs. Learn More

  • Voices from the Field: How Financial Innovation Can Enable Inclusive Opportunity Zones

    CDFIs can play an important role in building partnerships and creating innovative strategies to enable inclusive Opportunity Zones. This new report from the Nowak Metro Finance Lab at Drexel University draws on the collective wisdom of CDFI leaders and other industry experts to determine how Opportunity Zones can catalyze financing for inclusive growth for the people and places that have suffered from decades of disinvestment. Read More

  • Announcing LIIF’s New CFO and CAO

    The Low Income Investment Fund is excited to announce Giles Coates as our new chief financial officer and the promotion of Sabrina Baptiste to the new role of chief administrative officer. “Over the past year, LIIF deployed $300 million to high-need communities across the U.S. – an all-time high lending watermark for our organization. Giles and Sabrina are excellent additions to the team that will lead LIIF in its next phase of expansion,” said Daniel A. Nissenbaum, LIIF’s President & CEO. Learn More

  • New Markets Tax Credits Spur Nashville Revitalization Projects

    A collaborative effort is bringing new housing, education and health clinic infrastructure to Nashville, TN thanks in part to federal New Markets Tax Credits. NMTCs inject private capital into projects that otherwise wouldn’t have access to the financial resources needed for large-scale construction projects. Learn More

  • 2018 Annual Report

    LIIF is invested – not only in homes, schools and community centers – but in innovation, collaboration and inclusion. We invite you to explore our Annual Report for stories of community impact across America. Read the report

LIIF is dedicated to creating pathways of opportunity for low income people and communities. Our Mission & Vision