Melissa Kim

Deputy Director Philadelphia LISC , Philadelphia PA
Melissa Kim

Melissa Kim believes solutions to complex social challenges are most effective when they are imaginative, pragmatic, and co-created with communities. She has more than 10 years of experience leading collaborations and capacity building with community-based organizations and resident leaders. Currently, Melissa is the Deputy Director of the Philadelphia field office of LISC, a community development financial institution and intermediary. She continues to support community and economic development programs at various Philadelphia-based nonprofit organizations. She earned her MS in Community and Regional Planning and JD from Temple University and a BA from Amherst College. Melissa is a proud alumna of CCI’s Fulcrum Fellowship.

Transforming investment in communities


CCI is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, and The California Endowment.

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