Peoria’s Local Initiative Support Corporation, or LISC, is applying for a nearly $11 million grant.
LISC set up in Peoria last year. It works with non-profits, governments and community groups to rejuvenate struggling neighborhoods. To that end, the national non-profit organization applied for a multi-million-dollar grant from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. Brandon Holmes is the executive director of Peoria’s LISC office. He says the grant would help pay for re-development efforts in the East Bluff: