"Peter is a remarkable addition to the LISC
family who has spent his career driving efforts to build a broadly shared prosperity throughout the Twin Cities," LISC
President and CEO Maurice Jones said in a press release.
The grant is helping fund LISC
's new Kiva Puerto Rico Match Fund, which is expected to finance 70 businesses across the island over the next two years.
The 2018 Neighborhood Change Seed Grant Awards were given out to winning applicants that participated in LISC
Chicago's Business District Leadership Network (BDLN) Program for innovative ideas that support community-based economic development in Chicago's 77 neighborhoods.
Facebook gave an initial investment of $18.5 million to the LISC
, which it plans to leverage it to as much as $75 million.
MetLife Foundation's April Hawkins, and LISC
's Sueng Kim sat down with Jennifer Castanon, a woman who is living proof that corporations and their nonprofit partners are helping those less fortunate, and making a difference in communities across the U.S.
Robbie Campo, deputy chief executive of Industry Super Australia, says the LISC
should be retained beyond 2017, as a starting point to ensure that women are not left even further behind in their retirement savings.
Existing operations and maintenance at the Eastern and Western launch ranges and the engineering and sustainment work for the entire LTRS are being consolidated into LISC
, primarily a fixed-price-incentive firm (target) contract.
contract calls for program management, range O&M, sustaining engineering, logistics support and management, range instrumentation systems operations and engineering, hardware and software depot-level maintenance, downrange base operating support, and information assurance.
Enterprise and LISC
weatherized 2,226 apartments in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx--four percent more than originally planned.
Providing quality affordable housing, the top priority when Mitchell SviridofF of the Ford Foundation launched LISC
, has gradually expanded under his successors, Paul Grogan and Michael Rubinger, to a far broader plan for troubled neighborhoods.
"Quality affordable housing alone cannot solve all a neighborhood's problems," says Denise Scott, executive director of New York LISC
. "But it anchors so many positive developments within a community.