The Rubinger Community Fellowship invests directly in local change makers across America;  supports innovative solutions within community development; and champions diverse nonprofit leadership.  

Each year, LISC awards $40,000 to each fellow to support a special project that addresses critical challenges in rural and urban America — from economic development and financial literacy to affordable housing and community engagement. Their overarching goal is to develop innovative solutions that improve the quality of life for people and places, and connect them to the broader economy.

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Rubinger Community Fellowship

by Local Initiatives Support Corporation


The Rubinger Community Fellowship invests directly in local change makers across America;  supports innovative solutions within community development; and champions diverse nonprofit leadership.  

Each year, LISC awards $40,000 to each fellow to support a special project that addresses critical challenges in rural and urban America — from economic development and financial literacy to affordable housing and community engagement. Their overarching goal is to develop innovative solutions that improve the quality of life for people and places, and connect them to the broader economy.