LISC Institute

Opportunities

Here's a list of opportunities that can help you get the financial and technical resources to do the work.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is offering grants through The Gro More Good Grassroots Grant, funded by and administered by KidsGardening.  The program is designed to bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens to communities across the U.S.

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The Honnold Foundation is providing unrestricted grant funding to organizations or projects that use solar energy to increase social and economic equity and reduce environmental impact. 

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs is offering federal-wide resources to Tribes to build capacity and resilience through leadership engagement, delivery of data and tools, training and tribal capacity building.

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The Conagra Brand Foundation's Community Impact Grant Program provides support to nonprofit organizations that focus on food insecurity, primarily in the communities where Conagra Brands operates in 26 states.

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U.S. Department of Justice is offering grants to improve tribal justice and safety, including community wellness and the capacity to prevent crime.

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Enterprise is looking for scalable solutions that address one of three focus areas: Housing Construction, Housing Finance or Resident Services and Support through their Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge.

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Kresge Foundation is accepting letter-of-intent applications that align with the Program’s focus area, Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field. This work seeks to advance a field of Creative Placemaking leaders, practices and principles committed to equity and inclusion.

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USDA Rural Utilities Service is offering funding through the ReConnect Pilot Program.  These USDA loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations facilitate broadband deployment in rural areas.

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Rural LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) created the Community Facilities Fund to provide capital to help develop and improve essential community facilities in rural areas. 

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AmeriCorps is offering state and national grants for FY 2020.  CNCS seeks to prioritize the investment of national service resources in economic opportunity, education, healthy futures, veterans and military families, rural intermediaries and faith-based organizations.

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