LISC National
Our Priorities

Funds may also be used to cover the cost of engaging an instructor to lead a training for your group.

Application Process

  • The application can be found on Philadelphia LISC’s website subject to available funds.
  • Applications are available all year and accepted on a rolling basis. Requests are reviewed monthly.
  • Applications should be received at least 30 days before the event. Call us if the event happens in a shorter timeframe.
  • Applicants will be notified two to six weeks after applying.
  • Notification and payout of awards are usually made in the fourth week of each month.
  • Checks typically will be paid directly to the training’s host organization. Checks to individuals will not be made.
  • For individual applicants a phone interview might be conducted. For group trainings an interview is required.
  • We generally award scholarships to new applicants before repeat recipients. Our goal is to support a broad range of groups, places, and types of organizations.
Apply Today!

Questions? Contact Verónica at or (215) 923-3802.

Interested in supporting the Fund? Contact Andrew at

Apply Online or through mail/email.

Download the Application


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Do I need to be a Philadelphia resident? Yes!
  • Do I need to be part of an organization with 501c3 status? Nope!
  • Do I need to be staff at a non-profit? Preference will be given to non-staff applicants.