LISC Institute

LISC Institute

Turning knowledge into action. 

The LISC Institute shares resources on how to turn cutting-edge community development ideas into action. Building on the experience of LISC’s urban and rural network, its partners, and the broader field, the Institute provides training, information, and guidance on what it takes to implement programs that forge resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America.


Featured Resources

Opportunity Zones represent a new program intended to connect private investment capital to low-income communities nationwide. New Markets Support Company (NMSC) is providing guidance through its inaugural stages and access to resrouces and tools.

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The 2018 World Happiness Report is out. This time, the report contains practical solutions for governments and cities interested in boosting wellbeing.

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Featured Story

In A Study of Two Americas—and How to Bring Them Closer, David Greenberg, LISC’s new director of Research and Evaluation, unpacks the lessons of a new study on race and economic mobility in the United States, and posits how the findings can help guide the work of LISC and its partners going forward.

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