LISC National
What We Do


LISC’s approach to improving health in underserved places is holistic: we promote affordable, green housing, safety, good education, job opportunities and financial stability—all of which factor into the health and wellbeing of a community. 

NFL Rookie Gives Back in Big Way

Miami Dolphins Rookie Charles Harris returned to his high school to donate $100,000 towards Lincoln College Prep’s football field renovation. The donation accompanies a $250,000 grant funded through the National Football League Grassroots Program, a partnership with the NFL Foundation and LISC.

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What is the Impact of Community Development Investments on Resident Health?

LISC, its community organizers, the Wyandotte County Health Department and our research partners, the Dotte Agency, kick off a new initiative to study the impact of community development investments on resident health. 

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NFL Grassroots Grant Ribbon Cutting at University Academy

Stephen Samuels lead the University Academy fight song as hundreds of students, staff and supporters gather to cut the ribbon on the Gryphon Athletic Complex. We are thrilled to have partnered with The Kansas City Chiefs and the NFL Foundation in providing a $250,000.00 grant to assist with the construction of a new football field.

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Ina Anderson, Deputy Director