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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, 2015

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AGENCY:

Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION:

Announcement of intention to make FY 2015 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, 2015.

DATES:

All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on December 5, 2014.

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 11, 2014 (79 FR 20243), and Grant Renewal applications due beginning June 2, 2014, LSC intends to award funds to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Applicants for each service area are listed below. The amounts below reflect the most current information available, i.e., 100% implementation of the U.S. Census American Community Survey 2009-2011 poverty population data and the current FY 2015 continuing resolution for LSC Basic Field Funding—$335,514,022. The amounts incorporate the reduction of .0554% contained in Public Law 113-164. Amounts are subject to change. LSC will post all updates and/or changes to this notice at www.grants.lsc.gov. Interested parties are asked to visit www.grants.lsc.gov regularly for updates on the LSC competitive grants process.

Name of applicant organizationStateService areaEstimated annualized 2015 funding
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKAK-1$645,180
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKNAK-1530,075
Legal Services AlabamaALAL-45,839,519
Legal Aid of ArkansasARAR-61,462,142
Center for Arkansas Legal ServicesARAR-72,134,430
American Samoa Legal AidASAS-1205,475
Community Legal ServicesAZAZ-34,905,799
Community Legal ServicesAZMAZ145,206
Southern Arizona Legal AidAZAZ-52,074,272
Southern Arizona Legal AidAZNAZ-6624,756
DNA-People's Legal ServicesAZAZ-2418,723
DNA-People's Legal ServicesAZNAZ-52,557,639
California Indian Legal ServicesCACA-123,947
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California Indian Legal ServicesCANCA-1865,944
Greater Bakersfield Legal AssistanceCACA-2996,289
Central California Legal ServicesCACA-262,775,821
Legal Aid Foundation of Los AngelesCACA-295,618,846
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles CountyCACA-303,683,409
Inland Counties Legal ServicesCACA-124,572,444
Legal Services of Northern CaliforniaCACA-273,569,238
Legal Aid Society of San DiegoCACA-142,731,081
California Rural Legal AssistanceCACA-314,660,100
California Rural Legal AssistanceCAMCA2,581,785
Bay Area Legal AidCACA-284,109,555
Legal Aid Society of Orange CountyCACA-193,436,665
Colorado Legal ServicesCOCO-64,304,396
Colorado Legal ServicesCOMCO145,253
Colorado Legal ServicesCONCO-194,128
Statewide Legal Services of ConnecticutCTCT-12,376,647
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceCTNCT-115,343
Neigh. Legal Services Program of the District of ColumbiaDCDC-1737,705
Legal Services Corporation of DelawareDEDE-1674,638
Legal Aid BureauDEMDE24,282
Community Legal Services of Mid-FloridaFLFL-153,995,807
Florida Rural Legal ServicesFLFL-173,676,027
Florida Rural Legal ServicesFLMFL878,356
Legal Services of Greater MiamiFLFL-53,149,743
Legal Services of North FloridaFLFL-131,479,144
Bay Area Legal ServicesFLFL-163,201,721
Three Rivers Legal ServicesFLFL-141,983,701
Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South FloridaFLFL-181,915,738
Atlanta Legal Aid SocietyGAGA-13,587,818
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAGA-27,541,631
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAMGA383,448
Guam Legal ServicesGUGU-1244,784
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHIHI-11,186,712
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHINHI-1224,518
Iowa Legal AidIAIA-32,450,475
Iowa Legal AidIAMIA36,901
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDID-11,427,877
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDMID182,803
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDNID-163,678
Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan ChicagoILIL-65,675,740
Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan ChicagoILMIL244,142
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance FoundationILIL-32,455,617
Prairie State Legal ServicesILIL-73,569,498
Indiana Legal ServicesININ-56,412,776
Indiana Legal ServicesINMIN111,200
Kansas Legal ServicesKSKS-12,565,390
Legal Aid of the Blue GrassKYKY-101,446,156
Legal Aid SocietyKYKY-21,294,560
Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of KentuckyKYKY-51,500,155
Kentucky Legal AidKYKY-91,115,512
Acadiana Legal Services CorpLALA-101,439,130
Legal Services of North LouisianaLALA-111,384,455
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services CorporationLALA-132,782,247
Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston BarMAMA-111,860,353
South Coastal Counties Legal ServicesMAMA-12841,489
Northeast Legal AidMAMA-4757,138
Community Legal AidMAMA-101,368,149
Legal Aid BureauMDMD-13,642,691
Legal Aid BureauMDMMD88,919
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMEME-11,079,493
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMEMMX-1122,153
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMENME-163,174
Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMI-121,600,628
Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMMI588,703
Legal Services of Eastern MichiganMIMI-141,590,495
Legal Services of Northern MichiganMIMI-9797,084
Legal Aid of Western MichiganMIMI-152,168,415
Michigan Community Legal AidMIMI-134,271,592
Legal Aid and Defender AssociationMIMI-134,271,592
Michigan Indian Legal ServicesMINMI-1161,349
Legal Aid Services of Northeast MinnesotaMNMN-1429,287
Cent Minnesota Legal ServicesMNMN-61,638,376
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Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota CorporationMNMN-4328,664
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesMNMMN195,674
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesMNMN-51,513,225
Anishinabe Legal ServicesMNNMN-1234,235
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMMO79,674
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMO-31,896,461
Legal Services of Eastern MissouriMOMO-41,955,144
Mid-Missouri Legal ServicesMOMO-5435,364
Legal Services of Southern MissouriMOMO-71,652,442
Micronesian Legal ServicesMPMP-11,227,600
North Mississippi Rural Legal ServicesMSMS-91,708,407
Mississippi Center For Legal ServicesMSMS-102,594,814
Mississippi Center For Legal ServicesMSNMS-181,476
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMMT53,384
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMT-1932,088
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTNMT-1156,064
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCMNC524,174
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCNC-510,379,972
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCNNC-1213,912
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesNDMND113,365
Legal Services of North DakotaNDND-3437,618
Legal Services of North DakotaNDNND-3264,023
Legal Aid of NebraskaNEMNE41,353
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENE-41,491,039
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENNE-132,398
Legal Advice & Referral CenterNHNH-1726,376
Legal Services of Northwest JerseyNJNJ-15380,382
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJMNJ118,001
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-161,220,144
Northeast New Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-181,596,067
Essex-Newark Legal Services ProjectNJNJ-8813,472
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-12666,164
Central Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-171,071,251
DNA-People's Legal ServicesNMNM-1185,008
DNA-People's Legal ServicesNMNNM-222,267
New Mexico Legal AidNMMNM85,416
New Mexico Legal AidNMNM-52,511,494
New Mexico Legal AidNMNNM-4455,412
Nevada Legal ServicesNVNNV-1130,334
Nevada Legal ServicesNVNV-12,629,748
Legal Aid Soc. of Northeastern New YorkNYNY-211,208,146
Neighborhood Legal ServicesNYNY-241,167,750
Nassau/Suffolk Law ServicesNYNY-71,136,762
Legal Services For New York CityNYNY-910,872,825
Legal Assistance of Western New YorkNYNY-231,631,738
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New YorkNYMNY270,711
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New YorkNYNY-221,551,218
Legal Services of the Hudson ValleyNYNY-201,587,743
Community Legal Aid ServicesOHOH-201,899,507
Legal Aid Society of Greater CincinnatiOHOH-181,604,186
Legal Aid Society of ClevelandOHOH-212,132,000
Ohio State Legal ServicesOHOH-171,754,895
Ohio State Legal ServicesOHOH-51,672,149
Legal Aid of Western OhioOHMOH123,198
Legal Aid of Western OhioOHOH-232,950,941
Oklahoma Indian Legal ServicesOKNOK-1802,530
Legal Aid Services of OklahomaOKMOK61,203
Legal Aid Services of OklahomaOKOK-34,119,852
Legal Aid Services of OregonORMOR544,782
Legal Aid Services of OregonORNOR-1180,935
Legal Aid Services of OregonOROR-63,516,844
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAMPA162,099
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAPA-12,677,751
Laurel Legal ServicesPAPA-5618,297
MidPenn Legal ServicesPAPA-252,258,154
Neighborhood Legal Services AssociationPAPA-81,365,336
North Penn Legal ServicesPAPA-241,808,839
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal ServicesPAPA-11412,032
Northwestern Legal ServicesPAPA-26680,858
Legal Aid of Southeastern PennsylvaniaPAPA-231,086,949
Puerto Rico Legal ServicesPRMPR284,348
Puerto Rico Legal ServicesPRPR-110,879,482
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Community Law OfficePRPR-2216,357
Rhode Island Legal ServicesRIRI-1929,459
South Carolina Legal ServicesSCMSC193,448
South Carolina Legal ServicesSCSC-85,381,826
East River Legal ServicesSDSD-2376,995
Dakota Plains Legal ServicesSDNSD-1915,161
Dakota Plains Legal ServicesSDSD-4377,132
Legal Aid of East TennesseeTNTN-92,354,899
Memphis Area Legal ServicesTNTN-41,390,136
Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and the CumberlandsTNTN-103,009,229
West Tennessee Legal ServicesTNTN-7678,373
Legal Aid of Northwest TexasTXTX-148,456,594
Lone Star Legal AidTXTX-1310,055,057
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXMSX-21,654,381
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXNTX-130,676
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXTX-1510,032,517
Utah Legal ServicesUTMUT66,338
Utah Legal ServicesUTNUT-180,637
Utah Legal ServicesUTUT-12,294,440
Legal Services of Northern VirginiaVAVA-201,226,781
Southwest Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-15700,087
Legal Aid Society of Eastern VirginiaVAVA-161,120,340
Central Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAMVA154,246
Central Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-181,086,314
Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-17831,158
Blue Ridge Legal ServicesVAVA-19766,800
Legal Services of the Virgin IslandsVIVI-1161,307
Legal Services Law Line of VermontVTVT-1476,000
Northwest Justice ProjectWAMWA713,874
Northwest Justice ProjectWANWA-1279,211
Northwest Justice ProjectWAWA-15,273,562
Legal Action of WisconsinWIMWI89,042
Legal Action of WisconsinWIWI-53,800,229
Wisconsin JudicareWINWI-1152,042
Wisconsin JudicareWIWI-21,001,526
Legal Aid of West VirginiaWVWV-52,203,349
Legal Aid of WyomingWYNWY-1169,372
Legal Aid of WyomingWYWY-4407,552

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)(l). Awards will be made so that each service area is served, although no listed organization is guaranteed an award or contract. Grants will become effective and grant funds will be distributed on or about January 1, 2015.

This notice is issued pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 2996f(f). Comments and recommendations concerning potential grantees are invited, and should be delivered to LSC within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice.

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Dated: October 31, 2014.

Stefanie K. Davis,

Assistant General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 2014-26251 Filed 11-4-14; 8:45 am]

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