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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We're Hiring!

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks a self-motivated individual to fill an Assistant Program Officer position in its Kansas City office. The Assistant Program Officer will work under the Program Officer to support the network of Financial Opportunity Centers (FOC’s) and will also have primary responsibility for overseeing Greater Kansas City LISC’s AmeriCorps program.

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Financial Opportunity Center Helps Women Get Out of Debt

Rachelle Green, a client at Community Services League, was at risk of losing her housing. Watch this story from KMBC 9 and Steven Albritton on how CSL's Financial Opportunity Center programming made a tremendous difference in Rachelle's life.

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LISC & the Chiefs Fund Field Rehab at Lincoln Prep

This week, LISC joined the Kansas City Chiefs at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy and together we presented Kansas City Missouri Public Schools a check for $250,000 to refurbish the high school’s football field.

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Honoree Nominations Are Open

Do you know someone making a difference in their community? Thrive, Kansas City's premiere community development celebration, honors colleagues and partners working in neighborhoods throughout KCMO and KCK. Nominations are open, make your nomination(s) today.

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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