A Selection Committee has chosen the Fifth Ward neighborhood to receive funding at the Comprehensive level of support from GO Neighborhoods. Through this new partnership with Fifth Ward, LISC will provide funding to a backbone organization to carry out a major planning process, hire a full time position and coordinate comprehensive community revitalization in the neighborhood. The community has nominated ...more
The window for submitting applications for Journey Seed Grants and GO Neighborhood Small Grants has closed for 2018. Thank you to all who applied.
Please look for an announcement in the first quarter of 2019 for information pertaining to the next round of small grant ...more
Dear Community Partner:
It is with great excitement that I would like to share some news about our GO (Great Opportunities) Neighborhoods Initiative.
As you may know, LISC's GO Neighborhoods network is growing to scale impact across Houston's underserved communities. Over the past two years, LISC rolled out several changes to strengthen and expand the initiative.
We introduced three levels of investment, to ...more
We have a special leadership opportunity for your neighborhood. As part of our GO (Great Opportunities) Neighborhoods Initiative, Houston LISC offers leadership development workshops for resident leaders, organizational representatives and other community stakeholders. These trainings build important leadership capacity to transform communities.
The 2018 training cycle will focus on solutions to improve health and equity. Many communities have high rates of disease and ...more
Houston LISC offers two small grant opportunities to support community-led projects, activities and campaigns. The small grants aim to seed community building and improve quality of life.
Grants are for $500-$2500 and will support projects that develop civic engagement, community relationship building, and improve quality of life.
Click here for a flyer with more information.
Click here to view the slides from the ...more