Virginia LISC’s 2018 Impact Report

At Virginia LISC, we believe that all residents deserve to shape and live in thriving neighborhoods of choice and opportunity.

Virginia LISC: 2018 Impact Report

For 29 years, LISC has been investing in and supporting communities in the Greater Richmond Region. This work has resulted in $30.7 million raised locally, leveraging investments of $639 million for Virginia communities. This has been possible because of the many incredible partners and supporters we have had, fueling us to continue this important work.

Here is a quick look at Virginia LISC’s impact in Richmond and Petersburg in 2018:

  • our three Financial Opportunity Centers served more than 445 residents working to attain family financial stability;
  • we awarded $150,000 in grants and one-on-one small business coaching to 12 small businesses to revitalize two neighborhood business districts;
  • we financed $8.4 million in loans to advance housing and mixed-use projects;
  • and we provided $14 million in mission-driven lending to support economic development projects in the communities we serve.