LISC National
What We Do


NeighborhoodsNOW is LISC's approach to comprehensive neighborhood revitalization. Since 2006, we have been investing in the capacity and vitality of six neighborhoods in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas.

In May of 2016, five of these neighborhoods shared their new 2016-2018 Quality of Life Plans in front of stakeholders from city governments, foundations, neighborhood groups and investors. LISC will support the visions set out in these plans, to help the residents transform their communities.

Blue Hills
  • Expand home repair program
  • Increase youth and young family engagement
  • Expand new commercial and residential development
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  • Expand physical development and housing
  • Advance neighborhood engagement and communication efforts
  • Increase organizational capacity
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Downtown Kansas City, Kansas
  • A clean, safe and attractive Downtown KCK
  • Foster small business growth
  • Increase housing choices
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  • Build organizational capacity and leverage programmatic strengths
  • Advance residential and commercial development along the 39th Street corridor
  • Higher resident engagement that supports and sustains a thriving neighborhood
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Scarritt Renaissance
  • Increase usability and impact of Concourse Park and Cliff Drive
  • Rebrand and develop infrastructure to encourage residential and commercial development
  • Diversify efforts to improve neighborhood safety
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