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OPPORTUNITY + EQUITY
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The Community Foundation office at 70 Audubon Street is open to visitors by appointment only; Foundation staff are available by phone and emailMonday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to conduct business or to schedule a time to visit. To contact a staff member, view our staff directory.
How does an emerging entrepreneur learn the ropes of small business-building if they don't have someone to advise them? Angel Fant, owner of Coqovel Cosmetics and Skin Care in Indianapolis, is one of dozens of diverse entrepreneurs around the country who, with help from LISC, are accessing online business courses, one-on-one coaching, grants and other free resources that are part of Verizon's Small Business Digital Ready initative. Watch her inspiring story!
As Michael T. Pugh, formerly president and CEO of Carver Federal Savings Bank, takes the helm of LISC, we caught up with him to talk about what inspired him to step into his new role, what motivates him as a leader and community development practitioner, and what he hopes to help LISC accomplish in the years to come.
An article in Fortune highlights a $200 million investment from JPMorgan Chase to support small business and local community development funds. The funding has helped LISC Detroit, the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund (EOCF) and the Detroit Housing Fund create economic opportunities for thousands of Detroit residents. LISC senior vice president Tahirih Ziegler is quoted on the imperative of investing in affordable housing to protect against displacement in Detroit’s vulnerable communities.