Legal Services Corporation.
Solicitation for Proposals for the Provision of Civil Legal Services.
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC or Corporation) is the national organization charged with administering federal funds provided for civil legal services to the poor.
The Corporation hereby announces the availability of competitive grant funds and is soliciting grant proposals from interested parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient and high quality civil legal services to eligible clients in the states and territories, by service area(s) identified below. The exact amount of congressionally appropriated funds and the date, terms and conditions of their availability for calendar year 2001 have not been determined.
See Supplementary Information section for grants competition dates.
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Request for Proposals (RFP) will be available April 24, 2000. The due dates for the Notice of Intent to Compete and Grant Proposals follow.
Applicants competing for service areas in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Washington, Wisconsin, or Wyoming must submit the notice of intent to compete by June 2, 2000, 5:00 p.m. EDT. Grant proposals for service areas in these states must be submitted by June 19, 2000, 5:00 p.m. EDT.
Applicants competing for service areas in California, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia must submit the notice of intent to compete by June 30, 2000, 5:00 p.m. EDT. Grant proposals for service areas in these states must be submitted by July 17, 2000, 5:00 p.m. EDT.
LSC is seeking proposals from: (1) Non-profit organizations that have as a purpose the furnishing of legal assistance to eligible clients; (2) private attorneys; (3) groups of private attorneys or law firms; (4) State or local governments; and (5) substate regional planning and coordination agencies which are composed of substate areas and whose governing boards are controlled by locally elected officials.
The RFP, containing the grant application, guidelines, proposal content requirements and specific selection criteria, is available from the LSC web site at www.ain.lsc.gov. LSC will not FAX the solicitation package to interested parties.
Below are the service areas for which LSC is requesting grant proposals. Service area descriptions are available from Appendix A of the RFP. The RFP will be available April 24, 2000, at www.ain.lsc.gov.
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|California||CA-2, CA-12 CA-14, CA-19, CA-26, CA-29, CA-30, CA-31, MCA|
|Colorado||CO-6, MCO, NCO-1|
|District of Columbia||DC-1|
|Florida||FL-4, FL-7, FL-9, MFL, NFL-1|
|Iowa||IA-1, IA-2, MIA|
|Kentucky||KY-2, KY-3, KY-5, KY-9, KY-8, MKY|
|Michigan||MI-1, MI-2, MI-3, MI-4, MI-5, MI-6, MI-7, MI-8, MI-9, MI-10, MI-11, MMI, NMI-1|
|Missouri||MO-3, MO-4, MO-5, MO-7, MMO|
|Nebraska||NE-4, MNE, NNE-1|
|New York||MNY, NNY-1|
|North Carolina||NC-1, NC-2, NC-3, NC-4, MNC, NNC-1|
|North Dakota||ND-1, ND-2, MND, NND-1, NND-2|
|Oregon||OR-2, OR-4, OR-5, MOR, NOR-1|
|Pennsylvania||PA-1, PA-5, PA-8, PA-11, PA-23, PA-24, PA-25, PA-26, MPA|
|Puerto Rico||PR-1, PR-2, MPR|
|South Dakota||SD-1, SD-2, SD-3, MSD, NSD-1|
|Texas||TX-4, TX-6, TX-8, TX-9, MTX|
|Virginia||VA-1, VA-3, VA-15, VA-16, VA-17, VA-18, VA-19, MVA|
|West Virginia||WV-3, WV-4, MWV|
|Wisconsin||WI-1, WI-2, WI-3, WI-4, MWI, NWI-1|
|Wyoming||WY-4, MWY, NWY-1|
Dated: April 14, 2000.
Michael A. Genz,
Director, Office of Program Performance.
[FR Doc. 00-9874 Filed 4-20-00; 8:45 am]
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