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Notice of Availability of Calendar Year 2009 Competitive Grant Funds; Correction

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AGENCY:

Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION:

Notice; correction. The dates for filing the Notice of Intent to Compete (NIC) and competitive grant applications for service areas in Wyoming have been revised. See the revised dates under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

SUMMARY:

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering Federal funds provided for civil legal services to low-income people. LSC hereby announces the availability of competitive grant funds for the provision of a full range of civil legal services to eligible clients in Wyoming. Grants will be awarded in or around April 2009. The estimated annualized grant amounts for service areas in Wyoming are: $478,874 for the provision of civil legal services to the general low-income population throughout the state (i.e., service area WY-4); $12,054 for the provision of civil legal services to the migrant farmworker population throughout the state (i.e., service area MWY); and $167,794 for the provision of civil legal services to the Native American population throughout the state (i.e., service area NWY-1). The grant will be awarded in or around April 2009.

DATES:

See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for grants competition dates.

ADDRESSES:

Legal Services Corporation—Competitive Grants, 3333 K Street, NW., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007-3522.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available at www.grants.lsc.gov. Once at the Web site, click on FY 2009 Request For Proposals Narrative Instruction to access the RFP and other information pertaining to the LSC competitive grants process. Refer to the RFP for instructions on preparing the grant proposal; the regulations and guidelines governing LSC funding; the definition of a full range of legal services; and grant proposal submission requirements.

Applicants must file a NIC (RFP Form-H) to participate in the competitive grants process. The deadline for filing the NIC is March 2, 2009, 5 p.m. E.D.T. The deadline for filing grant proposals is April 13, 2009, 5 p.m. E.D.T. The dates shown in this notice for filing the NIC and the grant proposals supersede the dates in the RFP. All other instructions, regulations, guidelines, definitions, and grant proposal submission requirements remain in effect unless otherwise noted.

The following persons, groups, and entities are qualified applicants who may submit a Notice of Intent to Compete (NIC; RFP Form-H) and an application to participate in the competitive grants process: (1) Current recipients of LSC grants; (2) non-profit organizations that have as a purpose the Start Printed Page 72080provision of legal assistance to eligible clients; (3) private attorneys, groups of attorneys or law firms; (4) state or local governments; and (5) sub-state regional planning and coordination agencies that are composed of sub-state areas and whose governing boards are controlled by locally elected officials.

LSC will not fax the RFP to interested parties. Interested parties are asked to visit http://www.grants.lsc.gov regularly for updates on the LSC competitive grants process.

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Dated: November 20, 2008.

Victor M. Fortuno,

Vice President and General Counsel, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. E8-28186 Filed 11-25-08; 8:45 am]

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