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Slow-Cooking the American Dream in San Diego

Posted by: LISC Small Business on May 5, 2017

Matt and Athena Shlemon left Iraq to make a home in the United States, where they built the most American of businesses: a barbeque joint. A LISC small business loan helped them strengthen and grow their restaurant, which has become a beloved community institution. Read More

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National Small Business Week

Posted by: LISC Small Business on May 2, 2017

Small businesses create two out of every three net new jobs and are the backbone of our economy. To celebrate National Small Business Week, read SBA Administrator Linda McMahon's blog post for entrepreneurs: "Writing YOUR Success Story". Read More

Community Advantage

March 2017 Newsletter

Posted by: LISC Small Business on March 24, 2017

Inside our March e-newsletter: meet Steve Hall, the newest member of our team, check out our recently closed Community Advantage loans, and vote for Sweets & Meats BBQ to win a small business grant. Read More


February 2017 Newsletter

Posted by: LISC Small Business on February 8, 2017

Inside our February e-newsletter: LISC Community Advantage financing helps a woman-owned childcare center open a second location in Florida. Read More