Grantee Profile

Low Income Investment Fund

Grants to Low Income Investment Fund

  • $1,500,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 10 years, 5 months)

    Impact Investments

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To create refinance mortgage products to assist homeowners in Chicago at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure.

  • $250,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To support a national public policy program to address affordable housing needs and other issues affecting low-income families and communities (over two years).

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    1999 (Duration 17 years, 9 months)

    Impact Investments

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Program-related investment to support financing of projects serving low-income and special-needs populations.

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    1995 (Duration 21 years, 9 months)

    Impact Investments

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Program-related investment to support the Revolving Loan Fund, to increase the availability of affordable loans for low-income housing development.

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    1993 (Duration 24 years, 1 month)

    Impact Investments

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Program-related investment to support providing decent and affordable housing to low-income people.

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    1991 (Inactive Grant)

    Impact Investments

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Program-related investment to support a national program to increase the amount of affordable capital available for low-income housing development in distressed areas of the country.

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    1989 (Duration 28 years)

    Impact Investments

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Program-related investment to provide capital to enable the production, acquisition, rehabilitation, and preservation of low-income housing by increasing the flow of financing available at affordable rates.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Low Income Investment Fund $6,750,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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