Welcome to Houston LISC!
Houston LISC is the local site of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the nation’s largest community development support organization. For more than 25 years, Houston LISC has helped residents transform their neighborhoods into communities of choice and opportunity. We are part lender, grantor and consultant – collaborating with others to bring funding, knowledge and people to help neighborhoods become sustainable communities.
LISC AmeriCorps Program
Houston LISC is participating in the LISC AmeriCorps program in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
New report shows FOCs unique three-prong approach makes them effective at helping individuals find and keep jobs.
Roland Cotton is helping his neighbors become healthier. In a community struggling with chronic illness and without easy access to fruits and vegetables, Roland is digging in the dirt to make a change. He and community leaders in OST/South Union and Near Northside are working with GO Neighborhoods to create fun and educational activities that encourage better eating habits, more exercise and generally healthier lifestyles for residents of all ages.
In case you missed these Chronicle articles over the holidays, we wanted to highlight them as we all kick off our 2016 work.
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), with funding from the Social Innovation Fund, would like to announce the opening of a grant competition for its Bridges to Career Opportunities (BCO) program.