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Detroit LISC provides capital, technical expertise, training, and information to develop local leadership in creating affordable housing, spurring economic development, and supporting safe neighborhoods. Our goal is help neighbors build communities of choice where families and individuals can live, do business, have access to quality educational opportunities, and play. Since 1990, Detroit LISC has invested over $182.8M and leveraged over $800M in Detroit.
Congratulations to the 2015 Detroit Community Development Awards winners and thank you to everyone who joined us on October 28 to celebrate Detroit's neighborhoods!
The 2015 Detroit Community Development Awards winners are:
CDC/Nonprofit Developer of the Year - Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corporation
Excellence in Real Estate Development Award - Shelborne Development
Distinction in Placemaking Award - Hope House Nature and Agro-Ecology Center
Exemplary Neighborhood Leadership Award - Bryan Ferguson, Schoolcraft Improvement Association
Distinguished Corporate Volunteer Award - Lori Boyce, Deloitte Tax LLP
Bridget Vance Award for Outstanding Safety Initiative - MorningSide Board of Directors and UAW-Ford
Champion for Working Families Award - Southwest Economic Solutions
Extraordinary Economic Development Award - Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation
Community Strategy of the Year Award - Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program
For more information, check out the Detroit Community Development Awards page.
For pictures of the 2015 event, visit our photo album.
Hosted by Detroit LISC, Community Development Advocates of Detroit and Michigan Community Resources
District 1: HeritageYouth Program
District 2: "IT FEELS GOOD 2B ME!!!"
District 3: BE Culturally Exposed
District 4: U-SNAP-BAC
District 5: 360 Detroit, Inc.
District 6: Unity in Our Community TimeBank
District 7: Communities of Hope
Thanks to your votes, these seven organizations have been awarded a $1,000 grant to continue their work in their community. Join us again in 2016 for the People's Choice Award!
LISC is proud to partner with the City of Detroit and Bank of America to offer the 0% Interest Home Repair Loan Program to Detroit residents. For more information on the program and eligiblity, please visit www.detroithomeloans.org
Looking for experience working within the Detroit community to improve the quality of life for residents? Check out the postings for the 2015-16 AmeriCorps service year!
Detroit LISC is helping Detroit Public Schools address its inventory of more than 80 surplus buildings and vacant lots with a $5 million loan fund for developers looking to repurpose properties into new anchors for high quality affordable housing, businesses and community spaces.
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