Washington DC Local Initiatives Support Corporation,

  • DC

About Us

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is dedicated to helping nonprofit community development corporations (CDCs) transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy communities. LISC mobilizes corporate, government, and philanthropic support to provide CDCs with financial, policy, and technical support.

LISC is a national organization with a local focus. LISC has 34 local urban offices and its rural program operates in 36 states. Since 1980, LISC has marshaled over $5.7 billion to support community development in over 300 urban and rural communities nationwide.

LISC's Washington, DC based Policy office helps LISC maintain an active public policy presence at all levels.