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Evelyn's Food Love brings new soul to Washington Park

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 25, 2017

The Chicago Sun-Times features Evelyn's Food Love in Washington Park. “I strongly believe that this is how we revitalize neighborhoods in our communities that are in need of economic development,” Shelton said. Read More

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LISC CEO talks small business on WGN Radio

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 23, 2017

LISC CEO Maurice Jones and Vice President of Small Business Lending Steve Hall join WGN Radio's Hannah Stanley to discuss Small Business Saturday, the importance of small businesses to local communities, and how businesses can get their ducks in a row before applying for a loan. Read More

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A Hive of Small Business Activity in Boston

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 17, 2017

In celebration of Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25), we're profiling emerging enterprises in the communities where we work that have benefited from LISC small business lending and support. In Boston, Northeastern University and LISC have launched the Impact Lending initiative to spur women- and minority-owned businesses and local economies that surround the university. Honeycomb Café, a bustling new locavore restaurant in South Boston’s Dorchester area, offers a picture of impact lending at its finest. Read More

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The Big Value of Small Business

Posted by: LISC Small Business on November 16, 2017

Investing in small businesses is key to fueling local economies and creating opportunity. LISC supports emerging entrepreneurs other lenders may deem too risky and, in the process, helps open doors for economic development, wealth building, social connection and creativity in communities across the country. In celebration of Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25), we're taking a look at the big impact these investments make. Read More