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Maurice Jones, who rose from a small-town tobacco farm to become a leader in government and business, was recently named as president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).
We are pleased to announce that we have received a $25,000 grant from the First Niagara Foundation to support our Building Sustainable Communities Initiative this upcoming year.
The Buffalo Bills and LISC will donate $200,000 to the Rochester City School District to provide a synthetic turf football field at the Franklin Campus
On May 12 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $141 million in awards for affordable housing developments across the state. The low-interest loans, grants and tax credits will build or preserve 2,160 affordable apartments and are expected to leverage more than $469 million in grants, loans, and private resources.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the first recipients of funding through the Better Buffalo Fund, a $30 million Buffalo Billion initiative dedicated to projects that encourage density and growth along transportation corridors and revitalize neighborhood commercial districts. A total of $11,722,500 was awarded to 21 projects, including nine on the East Side, which will contribute to the renovation of more than 200 residential units and more than 50,000 sq.ft. of store front and commercial space.
Announcing the First Annual Buffalo LISC Community Development Awards! The inaugural awards breakfast will be held on Thursday October 1, 2015.
We are pleased to announce that we have received a $20,000 grant from the Citizens Bank Foundation. The grant will support our Building Sustainable Communities Initiative this upcoming year.
Buffalo LISC is the recipient of a $45,000 grant from M&T Bank. M&T is a significant partner in our work here in Buffalo, working alongside us to help build sustainable communities and create positive environments in our targeted neighborhoods.
The Buffalo LISC Report to the Community highlights some of our community partnerships, as well as the work that we have accomplished throughout Buffalo in recent years.
We are pleased to announce that we are a recipient of a $25,000 grant from the First Niagara Foundation. The grant will support LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities Initiative here in Buffalo.
Nicoletti Field updates funded through $200,000 grant from the Buffalo Bills through the NFL Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Buffalo LISC is pleased to receive a $375,000 grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation to support our Building Sustainable Communities initiative this upcoming year.
The National LISC Education program recently provided a $25,000 grant to PUSH Buffalo to support after-school programming at the Grant Street Neighborhood Center.
Congratulations to Belmont Housing Resources for WNY, who has been named an award recipient for Bellamy Commons, a $7 million project with 29 residential units and a commercial space at 1490 Jefferson Avenue.
Buffalo LISC is pleased to be the recipient of a three year, $60,000 grant from Bank of America. The grant is part of larger, nation-wide pledge that will support LISC’s Building Sustainable Communities Initiative in twenty local sites.
Buffalo LISC is thrilled to receive a grant for $25,000 from the Western New York Foundation to be used towards our Building Sustainable Communities Initiative this upcoming year.
Buffalo LISC partner, The Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP) has been named as recipients of the 2013 Junior League/Buffalo News Decorators’ Show House Funds. The award, totaling $300,000 will be used towards MAP’s new Community Food Training & Resource Center.
Earlier this month, People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) broke ground on its latest housing development project, Massachusetts Avenue Sustainable Homes (MASH). The project involves the development of five high quality affordable rental apartments within PUSH’s Green Development Zone (GDZ) on the West Side of Buffalo.
PUSH (People United for Sustainable Housing) has been awarded a LISC Section IV FY11 Financial Opportunities Center grant of $25,000 to conduct a FOC feasibility study on the West Side of Buffalo. As our West Side convening agency, PUSH Buffalo will use the funding to collaborate with additional community partners and evaluate the potential success of the project.
The Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Community Council recently elected new council leadership to help spearhead the engagement and collaboration of the local community and continue to make strides towards fulfilling the “promise.”
A collaboration of organizations in Buffalo was selected by the Open Society Foundations to be part of a new initiative to advance justice, equity, and democratic practice in local communities.
The Elmwood Village Association is featured as a case study in the newly released “Placemaking in Legacy Cities: Opportunities and Good Practices” from the Center for Community Progress.
Buffalo LISC is pleased to receive $45,000 from the M&T Charitable Foundation to go towards our Building Sustainable Communities initiative this upcoming year. The grant is part of a 3-year pledge from the Foundation, totaling $135,000.
Leaders from HomeFront, Inc. and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) were joined by Representative Brian Higgins, Assembly Member Sean Ryan and Council Member David Rivera to mark completion of their latest vacant home rehab project with the presentation of keys to 19th Street’s newest homeowner.
The Buffalo Legacy Project, Inc., focused on designing a modern community athletic and recreation facility for Buffalo residents, will receive a $200,000 grant from the NFL Grassroots program for the construction of a multi-purpose athletic field in South Buffalo.
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