Philadelphia LISC helped win $30 Mil Federal Choice Neighborhood Grant, Promise Zone Designation in 2014 - Generocity Philly

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Jul. 14, 2015 12:00 pm

Philadelphia LISC helped win $30 Mil Federal Choice Neighborhood Grant, Promise Zone Designation in 2014

These accomplishments are detailed in LISC Philly’s 2014 Annual Report

Last week, Philadelphia LISC released its annual report, detailing its accomplishments in 2014, which includes helping Philadelphia win $30 Million Federal Choice Neighborhood Grant and helping West Philadelphia secure the Promise Zone Designation, which attracted about $30 million investments in the first year.

In addition in 2014, LISC and its partner, National Equity Fund (NEF), invested $33.4 million with 27 community partners, leading to:

  • 1,400 businesses served across nine corridors.
  • 600 people served at LISC’s three Financial Opportunity Centers, with 150 placed in jobs
  • 160 affordable homes and apartments preserved or in pre-development.
  • 450 families engaged in Early Childhood Education activities.

Some of these accomplishments include the start of building low-income apartments at 810 Arch with the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation, the creation of the Mantua Greenway, and the completion of Project HOME’s JBJ Soul Homes.

The interactive report can be viewed at http://www.phillyliscannualreport.org/

Images via Philadelphia LISC

 

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