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Notice of Intent To Award-Grant Awards for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Eligible Low-Income Clients Beginning January 1, 2004

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Legal Services Corporation.


Announcement of intention to make FY 2004 Competitive Grant Awards.


The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby announces its intention to award grants and contracts to provide economical and effective delivery of high quality civil legal Start Printed Page 54016services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2004.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on October 15, 2003.


Legal Services Corporation—Competitive Grants, Legal Services Corporation; 3333 K Street, NW., Third Floor; Washington, DC 20007.

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Reginald Haley, Office of Program Performance, (202) 295-1545.

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Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on April 18, 2003 (68 FR 19230), and Grant Renewal applications due on August 11, 2003, LSC intends to award funds to the following organizations to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Amounts are subject to change.

Service areaApplicant nameGrant amount
AL-1Legal Services Corporation of Alabama, Inc.4,586,934
AL-2Legal Services of North-Central Alabama, Inc.553,475
AL-3Legal Services of Metro Birmingham, Inc.919,879
MALTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.29,572
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation668,452
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation486,658
American Samoa:
AS-1Uunai Legal Services Clinic305,089
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.516,782
AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc.3,501,239
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.1,688,675
MAZCommunity Legal Services, Inc.133,441
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.2,348,146
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.573,584
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc.1,435,222
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,129,854
MARTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.71,039
CA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc.30,535
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc.848,324
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc.3,769,285
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc.2,635,806
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc.3,681,511
CA-26Central California Legal Services2,654,071
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California, Inc.3,279,525
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid3,866,187
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles7,330,091
CA-30Neighborhood Legal Svcs. of Los Angeles County4,329,818
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.4,326,942
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.2,372,598
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc.795,016
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,132,985
MCOColorado Legal Services133,483
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services86,419
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc.2,142,513
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.14,088
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc.558,813
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc.22,314
District of Columbia:
DC-1Neighborhood Legal Services Program of DC910,335
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.3,211,290
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.1,328,179
FL-14Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.1,613,837
FL-15Central Florida Legal Services, Inc.2,785,758
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services, Inc.2,363,728
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc.2,448,473
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc.1,673,154
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc.812,347
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.2,327,539
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program5,914,583
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program352,379
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation289,246
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,188,748
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MHILegal Aid Society of Hawaii61,936
NHI-1Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation206,129
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.1,068,500
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.167,992
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.58,462
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.2,495,556
IL-6Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro. Chicago5,980,989
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.2,508,135
MILLegal Assistance Foundation of Metro. Chicago224,358
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc.4,747,833
MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc.102,190
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,394,186
MIAIowa Legal Aid33,911
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc.2,270,247
MKSKansas Legal Services, Inc.10,683
KY-2Legal Aid Society1,143,844
KY-5Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of KY1,991,488
KY-9Cumberland Trace Legal Services, Inc.1,187,982
KY-10Legal Aid of the Blue Grass1,223,597
MKYTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.38,251
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,381,598
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corporation2,004,069
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc.1,891,560
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,497,451
MLATexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.24,749
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.1,063,399
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.112,250
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.58,000
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.3,565,245
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc.81,714
MA-1Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Assoc.1,635,934
MA-2South Middlesex Legal Services, Inc.194,238
MA-3Legal Services for Cape Cod and Islands, Inc.229,080
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc.754,434
MA-5New Center for Legal Advocacy, Inc.591,269
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc.1,355,767
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc.735,345
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan, Inc.1,279,155
MI-13Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.3,893,504
MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,446,629
MI-15Western Michigan Legal Services1,600,045
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan, Inc.541,005
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services, Inc.148,132
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc.1,482,449
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota435,316
MN-2Judicare of Anoka County, Inc.102,516
MN-3Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc.1,188,374
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation411,185
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.1,183,004
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.179,823
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc.215,049
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc.2,030,565
MS-10Southeast Mississippi Legal Services Corporation2,977,787
NMS-1Southeast Mississippi Legal Services Corporation74,802
MMSTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.51,294
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,692,000
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.1,819,872
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation358,791
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,626,256
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MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri73,218
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association1,033,488
MMTMontana Legal Services Association49,058
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association143,282
NE-4Nebraska Legal Services1,383,524
MNENebraska Legal Services38,001
NNE-1Nebraska Legal Services29,745
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc.1,707,713
MNVNevada Legal Services, Inc.2,261
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc.119,658
New Hampshire:
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc.643,927
New Jersey:
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc.977,067
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, Inc.598,452
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest New Jersey353,077
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services1,201,974
NJ-17Central New Jersey Legal Services981,100
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Corporation1,596,611
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services108,451
New Mexico:
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.207,456
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid2,461,013
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid78,496
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.20,444
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid418,110
New York:
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc.1,250,160
NY-9Legal Services for New York City13,723,509
NY-20Westchester/Putnam Legal Services, Inc.1,608,100
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc.1,227,241
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.1,593,466
NY-23Monroe County Legal Assistance Corporation1,578,523
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.1,257,698
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.248,783
North Carolina:
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.7,488,231
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.481,704
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.196,391
North Dakota:
ND-3Legal Assistance of North Dakota, Inc.590,476
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.104,177
NND-3Legal Assistance of North Dakota, Inc.242,398
OH-5The Legal Aid Society of Columbus1,187,263
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,735,703
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,342,879
OH-19Legal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc.1,357,472
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.1,862,159
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland2,052,947
OH-22Legal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc.1,057,050
MOHLegal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc.113,214
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.4,229,817
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.56,241
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc.736,795
OR-2Lane County Legal Aid Service, Inc.319,790
OR-4Marion-Polk Legal Aid Service, Inc.315,217
OR-5Legal Aid Services of Oregon2,096,165
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon500,643
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon166,115
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center2,758,464
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc.773,633
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,625,007
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.573,924
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,012,891
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc.1,615,791
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc.1,976,732
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services710,221
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MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center148,962
Puerto Rico:
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc.16,044,957
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc.319,868
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc.261,311
Rhode Island:
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.1,000,596
South Carolina:
SC-8The South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice4,376,965
MSCThe South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice177,777
South Dakota:
SD-2East River Legal Services410,118
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc.453,277
MSDDakota Plains Legal Services, Inc.3,567
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc.840,201
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc.1,360,682
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.641,435
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee1,994,954
TN-10LAS of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands2,327,075
MTNTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.57,006
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid8,643,377
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas6,801,091
TX-15Texas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.9,459,304
MTXTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.1,248,431
NTX-1Texas Rural Legal Aid, Inc.28,163
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc.1,654,356
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc.60,963
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc.74,032
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc.458,078
Virgin Islands:
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc.293,332
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.807,192
VA-16Legal Services of Eastern Virginia, Inc.1,297,725
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.787,802
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.905,056
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.638,573
VA-20Potomac Legal Aid Society, Inc.994,376
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.141,755
WA-1Northwest Justice Project4,434,943
MWANorthwest Justice Project656,031
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project256,341
West Virginia:
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc.2,799,844
MWVLegal Aid of West Virginia, Inc.32,855
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.928,858
WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.3,107,131
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.81,831
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.139,588
WY-4Wyoming Legal Services, Inc.447,104
MWYWyoming Legal Services, Inc.11,182
NWY-1Wyoming Legal Services, Inc.155,499

These grants and contracts will be awarded under the authority conferred on LSC by the Legal Services Corporation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2996e(a)(1)). Awards will be made so that each service area is served, although none of the listed organizations are guaranteed an award or contract. This public notice is issued pursuant to the LSC Act (42 U.S.C. 2996f(f)), with a request for comments and recommendations concerning the potential grantees within a period of thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Grants will become effective and grant funds will be distributed on or about January 1, 2004.

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Dated: September 8, 2003.

Michael A. Genz,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. 03-23305 Filed 9-12-03; 8:45 am]