Washington, DC LISC

Washington, DC LISC LISC DC is a site of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a national nonprofit working to forge resilient & inclusive communities of opportunity in the US; great places to live, work, visit, do business & raise families.

5 Core Goals: • Increase the availability of quality affordable housing • Increase household income assets and wealth • Increase the availability of quality goods, services and jobs in neighborhoods • Improve access to early childhood learning and out-of-school time resources and activities • Improve access to and increase the availability of resources/opportunities for healthy living (wellness, arts, recreation, open space, medical care, green, food and nutrition, youth and senior services)

5 Core Goals: • Increase the availability of quality affordable housing • Increase household income assets and wealth • Increase the availability of quality goods, services and jobs in neighborhoods • Improve access to early childhood learning and out-of-school time resources and activities • Improve access to and increase the availability of resources/opportunities for healthy living (wellness, arts, recreation, open space, medical care, green, food and nutrition, youth and senior services)

Mission: To help community based organizations create healthy neighborhoods that are good places to live, work, raise children and conduct business.

Operating as usual

TCG Property Care is here to assist you in any season with all your landscaping needs. Thanks to a #SmallBizRecoveryGran...
09/28/2020

TCG Property Care is here to assist you in any season with all your landscaping needs. Thanks to a #SmallBizRecoveryGrant from LISC and @Verizon, TCG was able whether the #COVID19 pandemic, continue paying employees & jump back into business as projects came back online.

Thanks to @Verizon for their #SmallBizRecovery grant to Toni Austin Style House. In week 3 of our #PortraitsofImpact ser...
09/16/2020

Thanks to @Verizon for their #SmallBizRecovery grant to Toni Austin Style House. In week 3 of our #PortraitsofImpact series, we're highlighting T.A.S.H, a full service hair salon in NE DC specializing in natural hair care. Learn more: toniaustinstylehouse.com

#supportlocal

In week 2 of our #PortraitsofImpact series, we're highlighting @MessHallDC #smallbusiness member @grubrockstar who recei...
09/10/2020

In week 2 of our #PortraitsofImpact series, we're highlighting @MessHallDC #smallbusiness member @grubrockstar who received a #SmallBizRecovery grant from LISC courtesy of @Verizon. Head over to Rockstarsauce.com to check out catering, sauce/seasoning products & meal options.

With a #RapidRecovery Grant from LISC and @Verizon, GAP Community Child Care is back open & offering multicultural educa...
09/03/2020

With a #RapidRecovery Grant from LISC and @Verizon, GAP Community Child Care is back open & offering multicultural educational & development programming for children in D.C. #PortraitsofImpact #SmallBizRecovery #COVID19 #SupportLocal

More grant opportunities: https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/small-business-assistance/

Please share far and wide. @HCSINC has a variety of #rentalassistance and #mortgageassistance programs to assist individ...
08/26/2020

Please share far and wide. @HCSINC has a variety of #rentalassistance and #mortgageassistance programs to assist individuals and families. For questions, send an email to [email protected], call 202-667-7706, or learn more about available webinars: http://housingetc.org/1921-2/

Check out LISC DC Program officer Bryan Franklin on tomorrow's Crowdfunding webinar talking about LISC's partnership wit...
08/18/2020
Washington DC Economic Partnership

Check out LISC DC Program officer Bryan Franklin on tomorrow's Crowdfunding webinar talking about LISC's partnership with @Kiva.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
06/02/2020

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

In unity with many other organizations across America, we are observing #BlackoutTuesday for the remainder of the day and will not be posting further on social media in support of the movement to end structural racism.

Applications are open for the next round of LISC #SmallBizRecovery fund grants! Grants of up to $10K are available for #...
05/15/2020

Applications are open for the next round of LISC #SmallBizRecovery fund grants! Grants of up to $10K are available for #SmallBusinesses impacted by Covid-19. Minority- and women-owned and led enterprises in underserved areas are especially encouraged to apply. Thanks to Verizon and Sam's Club for their support! https://lisc.tfaforms.net/38

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
05/14/2020

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

It’s #TheBigDay we’ve all been waiting for, Chance The Rapper is singing to support small businesses so they can stay afloat and survive the Covid-19 crisis! His livestream will be on Verizon’s twitter, yahoo entertainment, and FB live at 8 pm ET tonight. Check out LISC’s #RapidRelief fund and tweet the #PayItForwardLIVE hashtag during the show to bring more $ to the recovery effort! https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/verizon-small-business-recovery-fund/

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
04/30/2020

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Janelle Monáe’s got the style, the class, and the flair that make her the perfect performer to stand up for #smallbusinesses on tonight’s #PayItForwardLIVE. Watch her sing live on Verizon Twitter at 8 pm ET. Tweet the #PayItForwardLIVE hashtag during the show to join the recovery effort! Find out how you can go the extra mile to support the Verizon #RapidRelief fund. https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/verizon-small-business-recovery-fund/

Thank you to everyone who has joined in Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) fight to combat the effects of #COV...
04/18/2020

Thank you to everyone who has joined in Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) fight to combat the effects of #COVID19 in our nation’s most underserved communities. We’re partnering with Global Citizen to support #COVID19 relief worldwide and you can too! Tune into One World: #TogetherAtHome on Today!

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/connect/togetherathome/regional-partners/

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
04/17/2020
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

We could all use a celebration right now, and what’s better than a global festival that brings our favorite entertainers together to honor the efforts of the #COVID frontline workers! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the #TogetherAtHome historic event streaming this Saturday, April 18 at 2 pm ET. Find out how you can watch and support the WHO Solidarity Response Fund: http://glblctzn.me/OneWorldTAH

Calling all #SmallBusiness and #Nonprofit in the DMV. Apply now to LISC-Verizon #SmallBizRecovery Fund. Grants up to $10...
04/02/2020
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Calling all #SmallBusiness and #Nonprofit in the DMV. Apply now to LISC-Verizon #SmallBizRecovery Fund. Grants up to $10K. Deadline is this Saturday!

View more information and apply: https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/verizon-small-business-recovery-fund/

This Saturday April 4 is the last deadline to send in your app for the LISC-Verizon #SmallBizRecovery Fund. The $10K grant will help your business with necessary resources and tools to meet the needs of your #community.

Don’t forget to keep tuning in to #PayItForwardLIVE on Verizon’s Twitter account every Tues/Thurs to help us unlock even more capital for your #smallbusiness!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LISCSBGrant

Join Verizon and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) tonight at 8PM in support of small businesses. Tweet #PayI...
04/02/2020

Join Verizon and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) tonight at 8PM in support of small businesses. Tweet #PayItForwardLive and @your favorite small business and Verizon will donate $10 towards LISC's Small business recovery fund

OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder is singing #BurningBridges on Verizon's #PayItForwardLIVE tonight at 8 PM ET. We'll be #BuildingBridges for local businesses in need due to the #COVID19 shutdown!

Watch the concert on Verizon's twitter & support our #SmallBizRecovery Fund by tagging a #smallbiz during the livestream!
https://www.verizon.com/pay-it-forward-live/

One of our 2019 Newsome Fellows, Ezell Battle, has partnered with Calvary Women's Services to support their employment p...
11/13/2019
Volunteer Spotlight: Ezell Battle - Calvary Women's Services

One of our 2019 Newsome Fellows, Ezell Battle, has partnered with Calvary Women's Services to support their employment program, Step Up DC. Read on to find out more about her experience and what she loves about her job!

https://www.calvaryservices.org/2019/11/volunteer-spotlight-ezell-battle/

Ezell Battle has joined us this fall through the Oramenta Newsome Fellowship at our partner organization, LISC (the Local Initiatives Support Corporation). With her background in human services work, management, and education, she has done a wonderful job supporting Calvary’s job placement program...

GALA Hispanic Theatre is hosting their third Stories From Parks and Lots story circle this Saturday from 4 - 6p. This ev...
09/05/2019

GALA Hispanic Theatre is hosting their third Stories From Parks and Lots story circle this Saturday from 4 - 6p. This event aims to convene a diverse group of community members to discuss the issues facing our changing neighborhoods. Will we see you there?

Join the Douglass Community Land Trust for the Right to Stay and Thrive Block Party, this Saturday from 11am-2pm at Unio...
09/03/2019

Join the Douglass Community Land Trust for the Right to Stay and Thrive Block Party, this Saturday from 11am-2pm at Union Temple in Anacostia! #RightToStayDC

REMINDER: The deadline for applications is this Friday, August 9th!
08/05/2019

REMINDER: The deadline for applications is this Friday, August 9th!

Join Housing Counseling Services, Inc. for a series of tenant rights workshops throughout August. Attendees will have th...
08/05/2019

Join Housing Counseling Services, Inc. for a series of tenant rights workshops throughout August. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about tenants' rights and responsibilities, TOPA, evictions, and more. Registration required for all workshops. Visit http://housingetc.org or call 202-667-7606.

"Counseling sounds great, but...What am I doing tonight, what am I doing next month when I run out of savings?"#Rubinger...
07/26/2019
For Survivors of Domestic Violence, Money Matters: Q&A with Natalia Otero | Local Initiatives Support Corporation

"Counseling sounds great, but...What am I doing tonight, what am I doing next month when I run out of savings?"

#RubingerFellow Natalia Otero gets survivors of domestic violence the financial resources they need for today and the long-term at DC SAFE.

http://www.lisc.org/our-stories/story/survivors-domestic-violence-money-matters-q-natalia-otero
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What does financial stability have to do with surviving domestic violence? Plenty, according to Natalia Otero, co-founder and executive director of Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment (DC SAFE) and a 2019 Rubinger Fellow. In a conversation with LISC, she shares some of her insight and new findin...

Hey, #CommunityPartners, LISC DC wants to hear from you! We want to elevate you and your successes — do you have an even...
07/17/2019

Hey, #CommunityPartners, LISC DC wants to hear from you!

We want to elevate you and your successes — do you have an event, milestone or story you want to share? Tag Washington, DC LISC / #LISCDC to have it featured on our social sites! 😀

Join DC SAFE and DC Sustainable Energy Utility on their Power to Save Lives Campaign! Each dollar donated will support e...
07/16/2019
The Power to Save Lives

Join DC SAFE and DC Sustainable Energy Utility on their Power to Save Lives Campaign! Each dollar donated will support energy-efficient lighting, heating, and other equipment for the new SAFE Space Crisis Shelter.

https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/the-power-to-save-lives

With your help, the DCSEU and DC SAFE can do more to empower survivors of domestic violence at the new SAFE Space Crisis Shelter. The DCSEU is collaborating with DC SAFE to raise $45,757 for energy-efficient lighting, heating, and other equipment for the new SAFE Space ...

How do you create an Equitable Development Plan from the community-up? Learn about the 11th Street Bridge Park's 7-step ...
07/16/2019

How do you create an Equitable Development Plan from the community-up? Learn about the 11th Street Bridge Park's 7-step process in their newest video: bbardc.org/equitytools/ #bridgeparkequity

You may have noticed that things are looking a little different around here: we recently launched our new website, and n...
06/25/2019

You may have noticed that things are looking a little different around here: we recently launched our new website, and now we have a new logo!

The core of our mission remains the same: forging resilient and inclusive communities across Washington, DC.

Washington, DC LISC
06/19/2019

Washington, DC LISC

Have you seen our new and improved website? Check it out and let us know what you think!lisc.org/dc
06/12/2019

Have you seen our new and improved website? Check it out and let us know what you think!

lisc.org/dc

Address

1825 K St NW, Ste 1100
Washington D.C., DC
20006

General information

DC LISC’s service area is the city of Washington, DC. Who We Support: •Nonprofit providers of community services such as healthcare, childcare, senior, youth, arts, and wellness; •Nonprofit housing developers; •Community development corporations; •Joint ventures between for-profits and nonprofits; •Lead nonprofits undertaking comprehensive neighborhood revitalization.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

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