The Latest From LIFT

Here at LIFT Orlando, we’re excited and optimistic about tomorrow – excited for the Communities of West Lakes and future generations to come. As an advocate of LIFT Orlando, you too share our passion for change and together we’re making tremendous strides.

Below please find a brief fall update and the latest from LIFT.

Are you new to LIFT, or interested in learning more about what we’re doing? Keep scrolling to read more. Together, let’s lift Orlando.

Community Engagement

One of LIFT Orlando’s signature engagement programs, MVP Families was created in partnership with the residents of West Lakes and Florida Citrus Sports to encourage family interaction and support. The program officially kicked off in September with an event that welcomed over 95 local residents. Learn More »

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Orlando Mixed-Income Development Secures Financing

An affordable housing team has secured more than $36 million in financing to develop a large mixed-income housing development in Orlando, Fla. SunTrust Community Capital is providing $22.8 million in LIHTC equity. The transaction is an important step in...

The Latest From LIFT

Here at LIFT Orlando, we’re excited and optimistic about tomorrow – excited for the Communities of West Lakes and future generations to come. As an advocate of LIFT Orlando, you too share our passion for change and together we’re making tremendous strides....

Creating New Traditions

As one of LIFT Orlando’s most valuable partners, Florida Citrus Sports (FCS) is helping to engage our residents and the greater community by creating relationships and new traditions. It’s due to our partnership with FCS that we’re able to expand our reach...

Community involvement that actually involves the community

When we say we are ‘accelerating community transformation’ we mean we’ve developed a holistic, evidence-based plan to build a sustainable future with one of Orlando’s most distressed communities and its residents. And in this case, holistic means our...