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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, 2010

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AGENCY:

Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION:

Announcement of intention to make FY 2010 Competitive Grant Awards.

SUMMARY:

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 services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2010.

DATES:

All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on November 30, 2009.

ADDRESSES:

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

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Reginald Haley, Office of Program Performance, at (202) 295-1545, or haleyr@lsc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on April 3, 2009 (74 FR 15307), and Grant Renewal applications due on June 5, 2009, 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 nameEstimated annualized grant amount
Alabama
AL-4Legal Services Alabama, Inc$6,850,344
MALTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc35,083
Alaska
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation793,046
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation577,924
Arizona
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AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc4,153,841
MAZCommunity Legal Services, Inc158,313
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc681,151
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc2,003,430
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc575,485
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc2,788,510
Arkansas
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc1,595,491
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,381,642
MARTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc84,280
California
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc944,111
CA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc36,227
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc1,006,445
CA-26Central California Legal Services, Inc3,148,767
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles8,696,359
CA-30Neigh. Legal Services of Los Angeles County5,136,861
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc4,471,848
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California, Inc3,890,801
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc3,127,098
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc5,133,448
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc2,814,831
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid4,586,813
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc4,367,713
Colorado
MCOColorado Legal Services158,362
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services102,625
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,677,925
Connecticut
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc2,541,859
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc16,729
Delaware
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc662,971
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc26,473
District of Columbia
DC-1Neigh. Legal Svcs. Prog. of the District of Columbia1,080,014
Florida
FL-15Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc3,305,000
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc2,952,304
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc957,642
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc3,785,670
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida, Inc1,554,470
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services, Inc2,804,307
FL-14Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc1,914,642
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc1,985,016
Georgia
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc2,761,373
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program418,059
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program7,017,011
Guam
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation343,158
Hawaii
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,483,801
NHI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii244,785
Idaho
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc199,304
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc1,267,660
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc69,426
Illinois
IL-6Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro. Chicago6,889,708
MILLegal Assistance Foundation of Metro. Chicago266,177
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc2,639,386
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc2,947,490
Indiana
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MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc121,238
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc5,397,030
Iowa
MIAIowa Legal Aid40,232
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,504,537
Kansas
MKSKansas Legal Services, Inc12,674
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc2,530,329
Kentucky
KY-10Legal Aid of the Bluegrass1,353,568
KY-2Legal Aid Society, Inc1,256,416
KY-5Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of KY2,168,164
KY-9Kentucky Legal Aid1,302,427
MKYTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc45,380
Louisiana
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,511,082
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corporation2,140,390
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc2,008,214
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,705,597
MLATexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc29,363
Maine
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc68,877
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc1,259,927
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc133,172
Maryland
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc96,945
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc4,229,777
Massachusetts
MA-11Vol. Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association2,171,301
MA-12New Center for Legal Advocacy, Inc973,255
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc884,960
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc1,608,471
Michigan
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan1,362,366
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan641,844
MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,461,076
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc752,922
MI-15Legal Aid of Western Michigan1,777,900
MI-13Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc4,080,124
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services, Inc175,912
Micronesia
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc1,758,765
Minnesota
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota445,607
MN-6Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc1,396,463
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation399,378
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc213,340
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc1,297,900
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc255,379
Mississippi
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc2,139,788
MS-10Mississippi Center for Legal Services3,205,135
NMS-1Choctaw Legal Defense88,831
MMSTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc60,856
Missouri
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri86,865
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,893,515
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc2,090,522
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation416,737
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,803,968
Montana
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association1,207,781
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association170,153
MMTMontana Legal Services Association58,202
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Nebraska
MNELegal Aid of Nebraska45,084
NE-4Legal Aid of Nebraska1,545,534
NNE-1Legal Aid of Nebraska35,323
Nevada
MNVNevada Legal Services, Inc2,683
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc142,099
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc2,026,017
New Hampshire
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc763,949
New Jersey
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest Jersey418,888
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services, Inc128,665
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,426,013
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Corporation1,894,206
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc1,159,185
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, Inc709,998
NJ-17Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,163,969
New Mexico
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc24,277
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc231,458
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid2,919,726
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid93,128
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid496,521
New York
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc1,432,907
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc1,433,676
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc1,483,179
NY-9Legal Services for New York City16,281,457
NY-23Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc1,841,152
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc295,154
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc1,878,198
NY-20Legal Services of the Hudson Valley1,907,837
North Carolina
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc8,883,975
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina, Inc571,490
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc233,222
North Dakota
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc123,595
NND-3Legal Services of North Dakota287,855
ND-3Legal Services of North Dakota600,922
Ohio
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc1,776,943
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,535,839
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland2,260,819
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,821,199
OH-5Ohio State Legal Services1,359,624
OH-23Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc2,658,017
MOHLegal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc134,316
Oklahoma
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc874,972
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc4,778,395
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc66,724
Oregon
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon197,267
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon593,958
OR-6Legal Aid Services of Oregon3,240,238
Pennsylvania
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center3,272,619
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center176,728
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc813,058
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc2,345,178
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,772,268
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc1,916,960
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc590,703
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PA-26Northwestern Legal Services773,487
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,201,685
Puerto Rico
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc17,262,485
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc310,018
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc365,459
Rhode Island
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc1,187,098
South Carolina
MSCGeorgia Legal Services Program210,913
SC-8South Carolina Legal Services, Inc5,192,794
MSCSouth Carolina Legal Services, Inc210,913
South Dakota
SD-2East River Legal Services430,940
MSDDakota Plains Legal Services, Inc4,231
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc997,769
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc510,703
Tennessee
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee2,315,480
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc1,515,836
TN-10Legal Aid Soc. of Middle TN and the Cumberlands2,759,548
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc707,187
MTNTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc67,632
Texas
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas8,068,757
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid10,226,812
NTX-1Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc33,445
TX-15Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc10,972,712
MTXTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc1,481,128
Utah
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc1,962,715
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc87,916
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc72,326
Vermont
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc538,823
Virgin Islands
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc344,529
Virginia
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc874,959
VA-16Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia1,511,526
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc1,073,751
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc168,176
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc910,812
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc757,598
VA-20Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Inc1,179,720
Washington
MWANorthwest Justice Project778,310
WA-1Northwest Justice Project5,261,580
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project304,414
West Virginia
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc3,075,741
MWVLegal Aid of West Virginia, Inc38,979
Wisconsin
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc97,083
WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc3,417,143
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc939,355
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc165,766
Wyoming
WY-4Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc527,007
NWY-1Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc184,660
MWYLegal Aid of Wyoming, Inc13,266
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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, 2010.

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Dated: October 21, 2009.

Janet LaBella,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. E9-26005 Filed 10-28-09; 8:45 am]

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