LISC National

What is LISC?

We are LISC—the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. It may be a mouthful, but our name does, in fact, say it all. We are a national organization with a grassroots focus. 

LISC San Diego is one of 31 local LISC sites throughout the country, and is dedicated to helping community residents transform disinvested San Diego neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity - good places to work, do business, and raise children. Learn more.

Our Stories

4.17.2019 -

How Affordable Housing Impacts Latino Health

The following blog post by Salud America! details the many ways in which the lack of affordable housing impacts Latino health throughout the U.S.

4.01.2019 - ,

A Few Minutes with Heather Garcia

The way Heather Garcia views her life’s work, there are two constants: Helping those who need her guidance and expertise in basic financial matters, and rooting for the Padres.

3.18.2019 -

Community Organizations in San Diego Receive Funding Through the Citi Foundation and LISC to Help Train Workers for Growing Job Sectors

Two local nonprofits will use $360,000 in grants to help displaced workers prepare for skilled positions in healthcare, technology, hospitality, retail, and solar