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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, 2012

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AGENCY:

Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION:

Announcement of intention to make FY 2012 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, 2012.

DATES:

All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on December 5, 2011.

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 March 30, 2011 (76 FR 17711), and Grant Renewal applications due beginning June 6, 2011, 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
Alabama
AL-4Legal Services Alabama, Inc7,090,822
MALTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc36,315
Alaska
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation820,885
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NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation598,212
American Samoa
AS-1354,725
Arizona
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc595,687
AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc4,299,659
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc2,073,760
MAZCommunity Legal Services, Inc163,871
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc2,886,399
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc705,063
Arkansas
MARTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc87,239
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc1,651,500
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,465,248
California
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc2,913,644
CA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc37,499
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc4,628,830
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc3,236,873
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc4,521,039
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc1,041,775
CA-26Central California Legal Services3,259,303
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California, Inc4,027,385
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid4,747,831
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles9,001,639
CA-30Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County5,317,187
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc5,313,655
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc977,253
Colorado
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services106,228
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,807,036
MCOColorado Legal Services163,922
Connecticut
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc2,631,089
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc17,316
Delaware
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc686,244
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc27,402
District of Columbia
DC-1Neighborhood Legal Services Program of the District of Columbia1,117,927
Florida
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc991,259
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida, Inc1,609,039
FL-14Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc1,981,855
FL-15Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc3,421,020
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services, Inc2,902,751
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc3,055,943
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc2,054,699
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc3,918,564
Georgia
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc2,858,309
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program7,263,340
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program432,735
Guam
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation355,205
Hawaii
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,535,889
NHI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii253,377
Idaho
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc71,863
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc206,301
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc1,312,160
Illinois
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc2,732,040
IL-6Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago7,131,567
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc3,050,960
MILLegal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago275,520
Indiana
MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc125,494
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc5,586,490
Iowa
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MIAIowa Legal Aid41,644
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,592,457
Kansas
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc2,632,274
Kentucky
KY-10Legal Aid of the Bluegrass1,401,084
KY-2Legal Aid Society1,300,522
KY-5Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky2,244,277
KY-9Kentucky Legal Aid1,348,148
MKYTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc46,973
Louisiana
MLATexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc30,393
LA-1Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation1,564,128
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corporation2,215,527
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc2,078,711
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,800,575
Maine
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc1,304,156
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc137,847
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc71,295
Maryland
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc100,348
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc4,378,261
Massachusetts
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc1,664,935
MA-11Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association2,247,523
MA-12South Coastal Counties Legal Services1,007,421
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc916,026
Michigan
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan664,375
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan1,410,191
MI-13Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc4,223,354
MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,512,366
MI-15Legal Aid of Western Michigan1,840,312
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc779,353
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services, Inc182,088
Micronesia
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc1,820,506
Minnesota
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota461,250
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation413,398
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc1,343,462
MN-6Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc1,445,485
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc220,829
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc264,344
Mississippi
NMS-1Choctaw Legal Defense91,949
MMSTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc62,992
MS-10Mississippi Center for Legal Services3,317,650
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc2,214,904
Missouri
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,959,986
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc2,163,908
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation431,367
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,867,295
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri89,914
Montana
MMTMontana Legal Services Association60,246
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association1,250,179
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association176,126
Nebraska
NNE-1Legal Aid of Nebraska36,563
NE-4Legal Aid of Nebraska1,599,789
MNELegal Aid of Nebraska46,667
Nevada
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc2,099,916
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc147,087
New Hampshire
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc790,767
New Jersey
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services, Inc133,181
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NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, Inc734,922
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest Jersey433,592
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,476,072
NJ-17Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,204,829
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Corporation1,960,701
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc1,199,878
New Mexico
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc239,583
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid3,022,221
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc25,129
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid513,951
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid96,397
New York
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc305,516
NY-20Legal Services of the Hudson Valley1,974,810
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc1,483,208
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc1,944,131
NY-23Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc1,905,785
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc1,484,005
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc1,535,245
NY-9Legal Services NYC16,853,009
North Carolina
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina, Inc591,552
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc9,195,842
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc241,409
North Dakota
NND-3Legal Services of North Dakota297,960
ND-3Legal Services of North Dakota622,017
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc127,934
Ohio
MOHLegal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc139,031
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,885,131
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,589,753
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc1,839,322
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland2,340,183
OH-23Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc2,751,325
OH-5Ohio State Legal Services1,407,353
Oklahoma
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc4,946,137
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc69,066
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc905,688
Oregon
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon204,192
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon614,809
OR-6Legal Aid Services of Oregon3,353,985
Pennsylvania
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center3,387,502
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc611,440
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,243,870
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc1,984,254
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc2,427,504
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services800,640
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc841,600
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,834,482
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center182,932
Puerto Rico
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc320,901
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc17,868,474
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc378,288
Rhode Island
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc1,228,770
South Carolina
SC-8South Carolina Legal Services, Inc5,375,084
MSCGeorgia Legal Services Program218,317
MSCSouth Carolina Legal Services, Inc218,317
South Dakota
SD-2East River Legal Services448,212
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc530,867
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc1,032,795
Tennessee
TN-10Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands2,856,421
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TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc1,569,049
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc732,012
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee2,396,764
MTNTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc70,006
Texas
MTXTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc1,533,122
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid10,585,818
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas8,352,006
TX-15Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc11,357,903
NTX-1Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc34,619
Utah
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc91,002
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc2,031,615
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc74,865
Vermont
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc557,738
Virgin Islands
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc356,624
Virginia
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc174,080
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc905,674
VA-16Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia1,564,587
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc942,785
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc1,111,444
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc784,193
VA-20Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Inc1,221,134
Washington
MWANorthwest Justice Project805,632
WA-1Northwest Justice Project5,446,285
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project315,101
West Virginia
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc3,224,060
Wisconsin
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc171,585
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc972,331
WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc3,537,100
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc100,491
Wyoming
NWY-1Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc191,143
WY-4Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc559,240

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, 2012.

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Dated: October 28, 2011.

Janet LaBella,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. 2011-28482 Filed 11-2-11; 8:45 am]

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