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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, 2017

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Legal Services Corporation.


Announcement of intention to make FY 2017 Grant Awards.


The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby announces its intention to award grants to provide economical and effective delivery of high quality civil legal services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2017.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on December 5, 2016.


Legal Services Corporation—Grants Awards, 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 24, 2016, 81 FR 15754, and Grant Renewal applications due beginning June 1, 2016, 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 are estimates based on the 2016 grant awards to each service area. The estimates incorporate the adjustments for the agricultural worker population as described at​ag-worker-data. The funding estimates may change based on the final FY2017 appropriation.

LSC will post all updates and/or changes to this notice at​grants-grantee-resources. Interested parties are asked to visit​grants-grantee-resources regularly for updates on the LSC grants process.

Name of applicant organizationStateService areaEstimated annualized 2017 funding
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKAK-1$741,073
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKNAK-1556,121
Legal Services AlabamaALAL-46,123,393
Legal Aid of ArkansasARAR-61,469,531
Center for Arkansas Legal ServicesARAR-72,134,386
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American Samoa Legal AidASAS-1216,951
Community Legal ServicesAZMAZ178,985
Community Legal ServicesAZAZ-35,431,956
Southern Arizona Legal AidAZAZ-52,141,137
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesAZAZ-2426,023
Southern Arizona Legal AidAZNAZ-6655,456
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesAZNAZ-52,683,310
California Rural Legal AssistanceCAMCA2,617,000
California Indian Legal ServicesCACA-120,117
Greater Bakersfield Legal AssistanceCACA-21,144,116
Central California Legal ServicesCACA-263,228,962
Legal Aid Foundation of Los AngelesCACA-296,155,682
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles CountyCACA-304,383,963
Inland Counties Legal ServicesCACA-125,277,785
Legal Services of Northern CaliforniaCACA-273,876,782
Legal Aid Society of San DiegoCACA-142,989,977
California Rural Legal AssistanceCACA-315,018,808
Bay Area Legal AidCACA-284,122,146
Legal Aid Society of Orange CountyCACA-193,854,358
California Indian Legal ServicesCANCA-1908,493
Colorado Legal ServicesCOMCO180,774
Colorado Legal ServicesCOCO-64,121,449
Colorado Legal ServicesCONCO-198,754
Statewide Legal Services of ConnecticutCTCT-12,519,312
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceCTNCT-116,099
Neighborhood Legal Services Program of DCDCDC-1754,782
Legal Services Corporation of DelawareDEDE-1754,969
Legal Aid BureauDEMDE19,218
Florida Rural Legal ServicesFLMFL730,538
Community Legal Services of Mid-FloridaFLFL-154,640,897
Florida Rural Legal ServicesFLFL-173,902,016
Legal Services of Greater MiamiFLFL-53,569,324
Legal Services of North FloridaFLFL-131,435,752
Bay Area Legal ServicesFLFL-163,398,986
Three Rivers Legal ServicesFLFL-142,137,273
Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South FloridaFLFL-182,089,796
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAMGA335,199
Atlanta Legal Aid SocietyGAGA-13,796,481
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAGA-28,131,242
Guam Legal Services CorporationGUGU-1244,499
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHIHI-11,284,668
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHINHI-1235,552
Iowa Legal AidIAMIA181,450
Iowa Legal AidIAIA-32,327,206
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDMID220,047
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDID-11,403,078
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDNID-166,807
Legal Assistance FoundationILMIL252,971
Legal Assistance FoundationILIL-65,866,002
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance FoundationILIL-32,547,340
Prairie State Legal ServicesILIL-73,641,385
Indiana Legal ServicesINMIN150,120
Indiana Legal ServicesININ-56,494,476
Kansas Legal ServicesKSKS-12,610,245
Legal Aid of the BluegrassKYKY-101,459,451
Legal Aid SocietyKYKY-21,271,594
Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of KentuckyKYKY-51,613,022
Kentucky Legal AidKYKY-91,118,558
Acadiana Legal Service CorporationLALA-101,474,467
Acadiana Legal Service CorporationLALA-111,551,192
Legal Services of North LouisianaLALA-111,551,192
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services CorporationLALA-133,000,372
Pine Region Legal AidLALA-111,551,192
Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Assoc.MAMA-112,013,002
South Coastal Counties Legal ServicesMAMA-12841,595
Northeast Legal AidMAMA-4803,653
Community Legal AidMAMA-101,469,369
Legal Aid BureauMDMD-13,951,576
Legal Aid BureauMDMMD71,248
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMEMMX-1190,835
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMEME-11,170,642
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMENME-166,279
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Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMMI467,389
Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMI-121,512,391
Legal Services of Eastern MichiganMIMI-141,552,347
Lakeshore Legal AidMIMI-134,196,162
Legal Services of Northern MichiganMIMI-9785,785
Legal Aid of Western MichiganMIMI-152,186,083
Michigan Indian Legal ServicesMINMI-1169,276
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesMNMMN242,661
Legal Aid Service of Northeastern MinnesotaMNMN-1441,546
Central Minnesota Legal ServicesMNMN-61,623,247
Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota CorporationMNMN-4317,581
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesMNMN-51,544,668
Anishinabe Legal ServicesMNNMN-1245,745
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMMO138,747
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMO-31,931,134
Legal Services of Eastern MissouriMOMO-41,911,602
Mid-Missouri Legal Services CorporationMOMO-5447,967
Legal Services of Southern MissouriMOMO-71,767,761
Micronesian Legal ServicesMPMP-11,226,169
North Mississippi Rural Legal ServicesMSMS-91,605,360
Mississippi Center for Legal ServicesMSMS-102,548,651
Mississippi Center for Legal ServicesMSNMS-185,478
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMMT80,800
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMT-1969,239
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTNMT-1163,734
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCMNC463,965
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCNC-510,917,178
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCNNC-1224,422
Legal Services of North DakotaNDMND118,864
Legal Services of North DakotaNDND-3442,219
Legal Services of North DakotaNDNND-3276,997
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesNDMND118,864
Legal Aid of NebraskaNEMNE132,695
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENE-41,417,656
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENNE-133,990
Legal Advice & Referral CenterNHNH-1787,447
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJMNJ96,706
Legal Services of Northwest JerseyNJNJ-15403,334
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-161,419,547
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-12814,019
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services CorporationNJNJ-181,889,964
Essex-Newark Legal Services ProjectNJNJ-8875,601
Central Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-171,136,456
New Mexico Legal AidNMMNM92,653
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesNMNM-1176,958
New Mexico Legal AidNMNM-52,705,152
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesNMNNM-223,363
New Mexico Legal AidNMNNM-4477,790
Nevada Legal ServicesNVNV-12,910,481
Nevada Legal ServicesNVNNV-1136,737
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New YorkNYMNY263,649
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New YorkNYNY-211,273,393
Neighborhood Legal ServicesNYNY-241,221,550
Nassau/Suffolk Law Services CommitteeNYNY-71,320,389
Legal Services NYCNYNY-911,755,163
Legal Assistance of Western New YorkNYNY-231,665,332
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New YorkNYNY-221,640,207
Legal Services of the Hudson ValleyNYNY-201,750,874
Legal Aid of Western OhioOHMOH176,957
Community Legal Aid ServicesOHOH-201,787,044
Legal Aid Society of Greater CincinnatiOHOH-181,626,720
The Legal Aid Society of ClevelandOHOH-212,224,913
Ohio State Legal ServicesOHOH-243,372,394
Legal Aid of Western OhioOHOH-232,991,786
Legal Aid Services of OklahomaOKMOK101,305
Legal Aid Services of OklahomaOKOK-34,153,550
Oklahoma Indian Legal ServicesOKNOK-1841,963
Legal Aid Services of OregonORMOR507,357
Legal Aid Services of OregonOROR-63,888,067
Legal Aid Services of OregonORNOR-1189,825
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAMPA173,957
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAPA-12,650,840
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Laurel Legal ServicesPAPA-5591,589
MidPenn Legal ServicesPAPA-252,433,673
Neighborhood Legal Services AssociationPAPA-81,369,708
North Penn Legal ServicesPAPA-241,880,615
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal ServicesPAPA-11414,954
Northwestern Legal ServicesPAPA-26651,714
Legal Aid of Southeastern PennsylvaniaPAPA-231,306,338
Puerto Rico Legal ServicesPRMPR175,940
Puerto Rico Legal ServicesPRPR-110,663,785
Community Law OfficePRPR-2239,716
Rhode Island Legal ServicesRIRI-1989,001
South Carolina Legal ServicesSCMSC165,865
South Carolina Legal ServicesSCSC-85,589,620
East River Legal ServicesSDSD-2396,301
Dakota Plains Legal ServicesSDSD-4400,598
Dakota Plains Legal ServicesSDNSD-1960,128
Legal Aid of East TennesseeTNTN-92,508,380
Memphis Area Legal ServicesTNTN-41,559,629
Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and the CumberlandsTNTN-103,121,680
West Tennessee Legal ServicesTNTN-7700,533
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXMSX-21,672,296
Legal Aid of NorthWest TexasTXTX-148,923,293
Lone Star Legal AidTXTX-1310,278,664
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXTX-1510,565,783
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXNTX-132,183
Utah Legal ServicesUTMUT73,289
Utah Legal ServicesUTUT-12,244,974
Utah Legal ServicesUTNUT-184,598
Central Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAMVA158,585
Legal Services of Northern VirginiaVAVA-201,467,087
Southwest Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-15711,526
Legal Aid Society of Eastern VirginiaVAVA-161,291,796
Central Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-181,186,352
Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-17895,898
Blue Ridge Legal ServicesVAVA-19791,317
Legal Services of the Virgin IslandsVIVI-1161,119
Legal Services Law Line of VermontVTVT-1479,249
Northwest Justice ProjectWAMWA667,471
Northwest Justice ProjectWAWA-15,563,807
Northwest Justice ProjectWANWA-1292,929
Legal Action of WisconsinWIMWI212,421
Legal Action of WisconsinWIWI-53,904,788
Wisconsin JudicareWIWI-2918,107
Wisconsin JudicareWINWI-1159,512
Legal Aid of West VirginiaWVWV-52,235,497
Legal Aid of WyomingWYWY-4434,973
Legal Aid of WyomingWYNWY-1177,694

These grants will be awarded under the authority conferred on LSC by section 1006(a)(1) of the Legal Services Corporation Act, 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. Grants will become effective and grant funds will be distributed on or about January 1, 2017.

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 30 days from the date of publication of this notice.

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Dated: November 1, 2016.

Katherine Ward,

Executive Assistant to the General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Affairs.

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[FR Doc. 2016-26675 Filed 11-3-16; 8:45 am]