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LISC Jacksonville Announces Passing of Executive Director Janet G. Owens

It is with great sadness that we announce that Janet G. Owens, executive director of LISC Jacksonville, passed away yesterday in Jacksonville following a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her closest family members. The entire LISC family mourns the loss of Janet and we extend our deepest sympathies to her family and ...

Twentieth Anniversary Community Development Award Winners

On Feb. 20, LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) Jacksonville announced the five Community Development Award winners during its 20th Anniversary Celebration at TIAA Bank Field’s East Club. The awards, which recognize individuals, organizations and projects that are enriching Jacksonville’s most challenged communities, reflect LISC Jacksonville’s mission to partner with public, private and ...

Help from the Financial Opportunity Center Lets Community Member Pay It Forward

When she moved to Jacksonville two years ago, Leeanndra Members could not have predicted the employment struggles she would face. Steps 2 Success helped her get her life back on track. Read Leeanndra's story of perseverance from our 2018 Report to the Community.