LISC celebrates 2015 work, highlights efforts in International Marketplace
On Dec. 3, LISC Indianapolis gathered friends, partners and supporters to celebrate the 2015 work in connecting people and places of urban Indianapolis to opportunity. The holiday event highlighted the International Marketplace Coalition, a non-profit organization comprised of businesses, concerned citizens and community leaders who encourage economic growth and development on the northwest side of Indianapolis.
The event took place at Jiallos African Caribbean Restaurant, in the International Marketplace neighborhood. In partnership with the City of Indianapolis and the International Marketplace Coalition, LISC funded this catalytic transformation along West 38th Street. The total project cost was $63,439, which included a $20,000 LISC property improvement grant.
For more information about the Small Business Facade and Property Improvement Program, a product of Fostering Commercial Urban Strategies (FOCUS) at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), and the International Marketplace Coalition (IMC), please click here. The intent of the facade program is to jumpstart retail and commercial development by supporting quality improvements to storefronts and commercial facilities in urban neighborhoods throughout Indianapolis.