LISC National
Who We Are



What We Do

With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.

Strategies We Pursue

  1. Strengthen existing alliances while building new collaborations to increase our impact on the progress of people and places
  2. Develop leadership and the capacity of partners to advance our work together
  3. Equip talent in underinvested communities with the skills and credentials to compete successfully for quality income and wealth opportunities
  4. Invest in businesses, housing and other community infrastructure to catalyze economic, health, safety and educational mobility for individuals and communities
  5. Drive local, regional, and national policy and system changes that foster broadly shared prosperity and well-being

How LISC Works

Greater Kansas City LISC coordinates and invests resources that grow community pride and revitalize neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities. We support the five goals of a sustainable community – from affordable housing and economic development to good health, education and family financial stability.

We accomplish this by:

  • Fostering Partnerships
  • Leveraging Investments
  • Creating Systemic Changes
  • Transforming the Environment