LISC Institute

Opportunities

Here's a list of opportunities that can help you get the financial and technical resources to do the work.

Funders' Network is offering funding through their Partners for Places matching grant program, which creates opportunities for cities and counties to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations.

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National Endowment for the Arts is offering funding through Our Town grants that support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts to strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, or social outcomes.

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The United States Department of Treasury is offering grants through the Capital Magnet Fund to finance affordable housing and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income people and communities. 

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The Cedar Tree Foundation is offering grants to nonprofit organizations working in communities of color to protect and improve children’s health by focusing on exposures to toxic chemicals in products and the environment.

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U.S. Department of Justice is offering demonstration grants for projects designed to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses among individuals who come in contact with law enforcement or are involved in the criminal justice system in high-risk rural communities and regions. 

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Wells Fargo Housing Philanthropy is inviting applications from nonprofits for its Homeownership Counseling Grant Program. Through the program, local nonprofit housing organizations are invited to apply for grants in support of the creation of affordable and sustainable homeownership opportunities for low-to moderate-income populations.

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U.S. Department of Labor is offering YouthBuild grants to organizations providing pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services for at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, while performing meaningful work and service to their rural communities. 

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Local Housing Solutions is accepting applications from interested cities or counties. Up to six cities or counties will be competitively selected to participate in a five-day working retreat to help them refine and strengthen their housing strategies.

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The Well Fargo Regional Foundation is offering the following two competitive grant programs: Neighborhood Planning Grants of $25,000 to $100,000 support intensive 12 to 24 month resident-driven neighborhood planning processes.

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The Bush Prize for Community Innovation honors innovative nonprofit organizations and government entities with a track record of making great ideas happen in the regions the Bush Foundation serves.

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Department of Health and Human Services is providing support support to strengthen organizational capacity to respond to the changing healthcare landscape and increase access to high-quality HIV primary healthcare services for low-income, uninsured, and underserved people living with HIV.

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