LISC National
Our Work

Building the Capacity of Neighborhoods

For Organizations:

LISC provides organizations with the expertise they need to advance a wide range of community development efforts that respond to local needs. This includes:

  • Staff training for neighborhood non-profits
  • Grant writing support
  • Real estate development assistance
  • Organizational and management assistance

For Communities:

Local is fundamental to what we do. LISC convenes leaders and residents, providing strategic planning support so they can develop comprehensive plans to address their specific needs. LISC also works with policymakers to connect citywide economic development plans to community-based efforts with the potential to drive growth and opportunity.

Additional Services:


LISC MetroEdge offers services to aid city neighborhoods, public officials, and investors in understanding emerging markets, preparing for development, accessing the marketplace, and helping communities become market ready.

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Section IV

HUD’s Section IV program provides grants to community development nonprofits to support their operations and staff capacity.

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