LISC National

Convener. Investor. Thought Leader.

Greater Kansas City LISC partners with residents and stakeholders to coordinate and invest resources that grow community pride and revitalize neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities. We accomplish this by fostering partnerships, leveraging investments, creating systemic changes and transforming the environment.

Our Stories

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LISC Advocates For Affordable Housing On Troost

Greater Kansas City LISC Executive Director Stephen Samuels weighed in on the impact of gentrification in a recent story in The Kansas City Star. Mural pictured by Alexander Austin

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LISC and United Way Welcome MLM To FOC Network

Ribbon cutting celebrates grand opening of the financial empowerment program’s fifth site.

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LISC AmeriCorps Offers Leadership Opportunities For First Time In Kansas City

New positions are designed to strengthen impact of Financial Opportunity Centers.

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11.08.2018 -

The Faces of “Bring Them HOMES”

A poignant photography exhibit honors veterans whose lives have been touched by Bring Them HOMES, our housing initiative for homeless and at-risk former servicemen and women. All photos by Gus Powell/Courtesy Lee Marks Fine Art

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NFL Foundation Grassroots Community Football Field RFP

We’re excited to announce the NFL Foundation Grassroots Community Football Field Program Request for Proposals. The NFL Foundation and LISC provide non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local football fields. Grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded for eligible capital improvement projects. Photo Credit: Kansas City Chiefs

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