LISC National

About Us


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.

We help make neighborhood dreams a reality by working with cities, residents, nonprofit organizations, and key public and private partners to build healthy communities by creating affordable housing, supporting local neighborhood economic development, and by helping families reach financial stability through integrated financial services and support.

Our Impact:

  • $243 million total investment
  • $967 million leveraged
  • 974,293 sq. ft. retail & community space
  • 6,483 affordable homes