DuPont Invests $20 Million in LISC's Black Economic Development Fund

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WILMINGTON, Del., April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced it has committed to invest $20 million in the Black Economic Development Fund (BEDF), managed by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).

The BEDF will provide financing to support Black-led financial institutions, anchor institutions, and businesses through improved access to capital to incentivize economic activity and wealth building opportunities in Black communities.

"For too long, systemic racism has prevented Black-led business owners and entrepreneurs from participating fairly and fully in our