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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, 2011

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Legal Services Corporation.


Announcement of intention to make FY 2011 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 services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2011.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on November 8, 2010.


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, at (202) 295-1545, or

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Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on March 17, 2010 (75 FR 12802), and Grant Renewal applications due on June 7, 2010, 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 funding amount
AL-4Legal Services Alabama$7,396,581
MALTexas RioGrande Legal Aid37,880
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation623,109
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation856,284
American Samoa:
AS-1American Samoa Legal Aid370,020
MAZCommunity Legal Services170,937
AZ-3Community Legal Services4,485,062
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid734,407
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid2,163,181
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services621,373
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services3,006,529
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas1,722,713
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,571,551
MARTexas RioGrande Legal Aid91,000
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services1,017,926
CA-1California Indian Legal Services39,115
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance1,086,698
CA-26Central California Legal Services3,399,846
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles9,389,794
CA-30Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County5,546,467
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services4,828,427
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California4,201,048
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego3,376,449
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance5,542,782
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance3,039,282
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid4,952,559
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County4,715,989
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services110,649
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,971,198
MCOColorado Legal Services170,990
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut2,744,544
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NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance18,037
District of Columbia:
DC-1Neighborhood Legal Services Program of D.C.1,166,129
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware715,835
MDELegal Aid Bureau28,584
FL-15Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida3,568,536
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services1,034,003
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services3,187,716
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami4,087,534
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida1,678,421
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services3,027,918
FL-14Three Rivers Legal Services2,067,313
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida2,143,298
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society2,981,561
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program7,576,538
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program451,395
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation370,521
NHI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii263,923
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,602,118
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services1,368,742
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services74,854
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services215,197
IL-6Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago7,439,083
MILLegal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago287,402
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation2,849,847
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services3,182,519
IN-5Indiana Legal Services5,827,382
MINIndiana Legal Services130,905
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,704,246
MIAIowa Legal Aid43,439
KS-1Kansas Legal Services2,732,094
MKSKansas Legal Services13,685
KY-10Legal Aid of the Bluegrass1,461,499
KY-2Legal Aid Society1,356,601
KY-5Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky2,341,050
KY-9Kentucky Legal Aid1,406,281
MKYTexas RioGrande Legal Aid48,998
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,631,574
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corporation2,311,062
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana2,168,346
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,921,338
MLATexas RioGrande Legal Aid31,705
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance143,791
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance1,360,392
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance74,262
MMDLegal Aid Bureau104,676
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau4,567,053
MA-11Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association2,344,438
MA-12New Center for Legal Advocacy1,050,861
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services955,525
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project1,736,728
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan1,470,999
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan693,023
MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,577,580
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan812,959
MI-15Legal Aid of Western Michigan1,919,667
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MI-13Legal Aid and Defender Association4,405,468
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services189,666
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota481,139
MN-6Central Minnesota Legal Services1,507,815
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation431,224
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services1,401,393
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services230,351
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services275,346
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services1,899,007
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services2,310,412
MS-10Mississippi Center for Legal Services3,460,708
NMS-1Choctaw Legal Defense95,776
MMSTexas RioGrande Legal Aid65,708
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri2,044,501
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri93,790
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri2,257,217
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation449,967
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,947,814
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association1,304,088
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association183,456
MMTMontana Legal Services Association62,842
NNE-1Legal Aid of Nebraska38,085
NE-4Legal Aid of Nebraska1,668,772
MNELegal Aid of Nebraska48,679
NV-1Nevada Legal Services2,187,569
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services153,209
MNVNevada Legal Services2,897
New Hampshire:
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center824,865
New Jersey:
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest Jersey452,290
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services138,925
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services1,539,721
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Corporation2,045,247
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project1,251,617
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services766,612
NJ-17Central Jersey Legal Services1,256,783
New Mexico:
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services249,914
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services26,175
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid3,152,541
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid100,554
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid535,341
New York:
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York1,547,165
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services1,547,996
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee1,601,446
NY-9Legal Services NYC17,579,717
NY-23Legal Assistance of Western New York1,987,963
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York318,690
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York2,027,963
NY-20Legal Services of the Hudson Valley2,059,965
North Carolina:
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina617,060
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina251,456
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina9,592,371
North Dakota:
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services133,450
NND-3Legal Services of North Dakota310,361
ND-3Legal Services of North Dakota648,839
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services1,918,634
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,658,304
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland2,441,094
OH-5Ohio State Legal Services1,468,039
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OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,966,419
OH-23Legal Aid of Western Ohio2,869,964
MOHLegal Aid of Western Ohio145,026
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services943,382
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma5,159,418
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma72,045
OR-6Legal Aid Services of Oregon3,498,610
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon212,690
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon641,319
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center190,820
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center3,533,573
PA-5Laurel Legal Services877,890
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services2,532,179
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,913,586
PA-24North Penn Legal Services2,069,816
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services637,805
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services835,164
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,297,506
Puerto Rico:
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services334,739
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services18,638,972
PR-2Community Law Office394,600
Rhode Island:
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services1,281,756
South Carolina:
SC-8South Carolina Legal Services5,606,861
MSCSouth Carolina Legal Services227,731
South Dakota:
SD-2East River Legal Services465,303
MSDDakota Plains Legal Services4,569
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services551,426
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services1,075,779
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee2,500,113
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services1,636,706
TN-10Legal Aid Services of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands2,979,591
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services763,577
MTNTexas RioGrande Legal Aid73,025
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas8,712,148
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid11,042,283
MTXTexas RioGrande Legal Aid1,599,231
NTX-1Texas RioGrande Legal Aid36,060
TX-15Texas RioGrande Legal Aid11,847,660
UT-1Utah Legal Services2,119,219
NUT-1Utah Legal Services94,790
MUTUtah Legal Services78,093
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont581,788
Virgin Islands:
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands372,001
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society944,727
VA-16Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia1,632,053
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society181,586
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society1,159,370
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society983,439
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services818,008
VA-20Legal Services of Northern Virginia1,273,789
WA-1Northwest Justice Project5,681,131
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project328,215
MWANorthwest Justice Project840,371
West Virginia:
MWVLegal Aid of West Virginia42,087
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia3,320,996
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin104,824
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WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin3,689,622
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare178,726
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare1,014,258
MWYLegal Aid of Wyoming14,324
NWY-1Legal Aid of Wyoming199,098
WY-4Legal Aid of Wyoming569,030

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, 2011.

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Dated: September 29, 2010.

Janet LaBella,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. 2010-25245 Filed 10-7-10; 8:45 am]