LISC Institute

Opportunities

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

Applications are now open for the Franzini Fellowship, which was created to build leadership positions for women in the field of development finance and to inspire them to embody Caren’s spirit and professionalism. 

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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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The Kresge Foundation's Arts and Culture Program is currently accepting letters of inquiry through the Increased Creative Capacity to Shape Healthier Neighborhoods focus area.

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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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Department of Health and Human Services is offering funding to support the development or expansion of community infrastructure that integrates substance use disorder treatment, housing services, and other critical services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

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The Bob Woodruff Foundation is offering grants to nonprofit organizations that provide programs for post-9/11 impacted veterans, service members, their families, and caregivers.

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The Economic Opportunity Challenge will fund the most transformative evidence-based solutions to address barriers to improved economic opportunity, security, and mobility for individuals and families. The focus is on proven, data-driven solutions ready to serve as a model for implementation across the country

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ARTSPACE is currently accepting applications for the Rafala Green Fellowship Program. With funding from the Ford Foundation, the mission of the program is to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for people from communities traditionally underrepresented in real estate development.

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