Our participatory grantmaking alters the traditional process of philanthropic giving by empowering service providers and community-based organizations to define the strategy around a specific issue area or population.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation Philadelphia
LISC Philadelphia is one of 31 local offices of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a national nonprofit community development organization and Community Development Financial Institutions. In Philadelphia, LISC is a catalyst for community change, working with partners on the ground to strengthen neighborhoods and improve the lives of residents.
LISC Philadelphia is co-funding and providing technical assistance with the Scattergood Foundation for the Trauma Informed Community Development program being delivered by New Kensington Community Development Corporation and Impact Services.