LISC National

Our Work


For almost four decades, the LISC has been one of the largest community support organizations in the country. In 1995, it established a rural program to help struggling communities spread across huge swaths of the country to preserve their way of life and respond to new challenges.

By partnering with 81 rural nonprofit community-based organizations in 44 states, Rural LISC helps residents identify priorities and opportunities – and delivers the most appropriate support to meet local needs.

Through LISC’s Comprehensive Community Development Strategy, Rural LISC supports Partners in:

With this strategy, Rural LISC and its partners help make rural communities across the country good places to live, work, do business and raise children.