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

LIIF Responds to OCC’s Final CRA Rule

LIIF CEO Daniel A. Nissenbaum released a statement highlighting LIIF’s concerns about the new rule.

LIIF Launches Child Care COVID-19 Relief Efforts in NYC, SF Bay Area and D.C.

LIIF is immediately deploying $1.4 million in grants through our Child Care Emergency Relief Effort for family child care small businesses in New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, D.C. The relief funding will go directly to family child care business owners to cover staff salaries, rent and other operating expenses.

LIIF’s President on CDFIs’ Recession Resiliency

How do CDFIs stack up as responders in a potential economic downturn? Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan draws lessons from the Great Recession and outlines federal policies that will be critical to getting capital into communities.

COVID-19 Makes It Clear: Investing in Child Care Is Essential

As lawmakers consider additional relief and stimulus measures, we ask that Congress provide $50 billion in emergency funding to ensure the resilience of child care providers through the pandemic and beyond.

LIIF Announces New Chief Strategy Officer

LIIF is excited to announce Lucy Arellano Baglieri as our new Chief Strategy Officer. In her role as a senior leader for the organization, Mrs. Arellano Baglieri will oversee LIIF’s Strategy, Development and Public Affairs team, and will lead implementation of LIIF’s strategic plan and social justice initiatives.


Confronting Racial & Gender Inequity: Daniel A. Nissenbaum & Nancy O. Andrews

The spread of COVID-19 underscores the need to reimagine systems that have left people of color, women and marginalized groups behind. Former LIIF President & CEO Nancy Andrews recently sat down with LIIF CEO Daniel A. Nissenbaum to discuss how the field is facing up to hard questions about justice and inequity.

LIIF Rejects Harmful Dialogue Used in COVID-19 Conversations

A message from Daniel A Nissenbaum, LIIF CEO, calling on all people, and specifically our public officials, to reject efforts to stigmatize or scapegoat groups of people during this time.


A Message From LIIF on COVID-19

All of us at LIIF have been monitoring the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, and we wanted to share the steps we’re taking to keep our staff, borrowers, partners and communities safe. We recognize the severe dislocation occurring in the communities we serve, and we are in active discussions with our clients and government partners to consider relief efforts.