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Notice of Intent To Award-Grant Awards for the Delivery of Civil Legal Services to Eligible Low-Income Clients Beginning January 1, 2020

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Legal Services Corporation.


Announcement of the Legal Services Corporation's intent to make FY2020 Grant Awards.


The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby announces its intention to award grants to provide effective and efficient delivery of high-quality civil legal services to eligible low-income clients, starting January 1, 2020.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on December 4, 2019.


Grant Awards, Legal Services Corporation; 3333 K Street NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007.

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Judith Lee, Grants Program Analyst, Office of Program Performance, at (202) 295-1518 or

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Under LSC's Notice Of Funds Available published on March 12, 2019 (84 FR 8904) and LSC's Grant Renewal application process beginning on May 3, 2019, LSC intends to award funds to organizations that provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Applicants for each service area are listed below. The grant award amounts below are estimates based on the FY2019 grant awards to each service area. The funding estimates may change based on the final FY2020 appropriation.

LSC will post all updates and 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 2020 funding
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKAK-1$871,350
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKNAK-1601,148
Legal Services AlabamaALAL-46,525,818
Legal Aid of ArkansasARAR-61,478,027
Center for Arkansas Legal ServicesARAR-72,350,621
American Samoa Legal AidASAS-1265,156
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesAZAZ-2468,529
Community Legal ServicesAZAZ-35,463,795
Southern Arizona Legal AidAZAZ-52,310,084
Community Legal ServicesAZMAZ251,318
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesAZNAZ-52,900,567
Southern Arizona Legal AidAZNAZ-6708,525
California Indian Legal ServicesCACA-114,237
Inland Counties Legal ServicesCACA-125,000,021
Legal Aid Society of San DiegoCACA-142,975,476
Community Legal Aid SoCalCACA-194,015,508
Greater Bakersfield Legal AssistanceCACA-21,266,090
Central California Legal ServicesCACA-263,202,966
Legal Services of Northern CaliforniaCACA-274,128,982
Bay Area Legal AidCACA-284,268,687
Legal Aid Foundation of Los AngelesCACA-296,104,238
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles CountyCACA-304,201,601
California Rural Legal AssistanceCACA-314,750,556
California Rural Legal AssistanceCAMCA3,086,473
California Indian Legal ServicesCANCA-1982,050
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Colorado Legal ServicesCOCO-64,448,393
Colorado Legal ServicesCOMCO255,631
Colorado Legal ServicesCONCO-1106,750
Statewide Legal Services of ConnecticutCTCT-12,716,257
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceCTNCT-117,403
Neighborhood Legal Services Program of DCDCDC-1916,281
Legal Services Corporation of DelawareDEDE-11,042,692
Maryland Legal AidDEMDE15,841
Legal Services of North FloridaFLFL-131,721,338
Three Rivers Legal ServicesFLFL-142,437,893
Community Legal Services of Mid-FloridaFLFL-155,235,443
Bay Area Legal ServicesFLFL-163,836,668
Florida Rural Legal ServicesFLFL-174,072,439
Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South FloridaFLFL-182,391,396
Legal Services of Greater MiamiFLFL-53,731,958
Florida Rural Legal ServicesFLMFL659,448
Atlanta Legal Aid SocietyGAGA-13,743,270
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAGA-28,580,422
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAMGA327,681
Micronesian Legal ServicesGUGU-1298,825
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHIHI-11,263,345
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHINHI-1254,624
Iowa Legal AidIAIA-32,326,575
Iowa Legal AidIAMIA396,217
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDID-11,499,653
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDMID303,482
Idaho Legal Aid ServicesIDNID-172,216
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance FoundationILIL-32,870,858
Legal Aid ChicagoILIL-66,026,217
Prairie State Legal ServicesILIL-73,882,914
Legal Aid ChicagoILMIL305,309
Indiana Legal ServicesININ-57,038,234
Indiana Legal ServicesINMIN224,364
Kansas Legal ServicesKSKS-12,804,900
Legal Aid of the BluegrassKYKY-101,610,521
Legal Aid SocietyKYKY-21,274,926
Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of KentuckyKYKY-51,783,602
Kentucky Legal AidKYKY-91,311,205
Acadiana Legal Service CorporationLALA-153,717,027
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services CorporationLALA-133,595,109
Community Legal AidMAMA-101,592,032
Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar AssocMAMA-112,204,486
South Coastal Counties Legal ServicesMAMA-12925,556
Northeast Legal AidMAMA-4978,344
Legal Aid BureauMDMD-14,517,677
Legal Aid BureauMDMMD60,141
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMEME-11,104,539
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMEMMX-1309,844
Pine Tree Legal AssistanceMENME-171,645
Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMI-121,797,936
Lakeshore Legal AidMIMI-134,705,305
Legal Services of Eastern MichiganMIMI-141,712,356
Legal Aid of Western MichiganMIMI-152,029,464
Legal Services of Northern MichiganMIMI-9852,171
Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMMI387,617
Michigan Indian Legal ServicesMINMI-1182,981
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesMNMMN342,254
Legal Aid Service of Northeastern MinnesotaMNMN-1422,289
Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota CorporationMNMN-4369,489
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesMNMN-51,576,495
Central Minnesota Legal ServicesMNMN-61,603,087
Anishinabe Legal ServicesMNNMN-1265,642
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMMO236,989
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMO-31,974,831
Legal Services of Eastern MissouriMOMO-42,064,536
Mid-Missouri Legal Services CorporationMOMO-5463,716
Legal Services of Southern MissouriMOMO-71,893,084
Micronesian Legal ServicesMPMP-11,498,617
Mississippi Center for Legal ServicesMSMS-102,839,558
North Mississippi Rural Legal ServicesMSMS-91,759,221
Mississippi Center for Legal ServicesMSNMS-192,398
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMMT129,054
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Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMT-1936,063
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTNMT-1176,990
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCMNC461,988
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCNC-511,802,933
Legal Aid of North CarolinaNCNNC-1242,593
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal ServicesNDMND145,187
Legal Services of North DakotaNDMND145,187
Legal Services of North DakotaNDND-3482,339
Legal Services of North DakotaNDNND-3299,424
Legal Aid of NebraskaNEMNE271,334
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENE-41,403,429
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENNE-136,743
Legal Advice & Referral CenterNHNH-1803,572
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJMNJ85,080
Legal Services of Northwest JerseyNJNJ-15491,774
Central Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-171,338,877
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services CorporationNJNJ-181,992,228
South Jersey Legal ServicesNJNJ-202,425,172
Essex-Newark Legal Services ProjectNJNJ-81,024,705
New Mexico Legal AidNMMNM116,955
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesNMNM-1248,825
New Mexico Legal AidNMNM-52,983,204
DNA-Peoples Legal ServicesNMNNM-225,254
New Mexico Legal AidNMNNM-4516,474
Nevada Legal ServicesNVNNV-1147,808
Nevada Legal ServicesNVNV-13,201,980
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New YorkNYMNY297,340
Legal Services of the Hudson ValleyNYNY-201,879,422
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New YorkNYNY-211,395,529
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New YorkNYNY-221,790,944
Legal Assistance of Western New YorkNYNY-231,892,831
Neighborhood Legal ServicesNYNY-241,427,284
Nassau/Suffolk Law Services CommitteeNYNY-71,480,182
Legal Services NYCNYNY-912,528,874
Legal Aid of Western OhioOHMOH274,582
Legal Aid Society of Greater CincinnatiOHOH-181,771,694
Community Legal Aid ServicesOHOH-202,057,869
The Legal Aid Society of ClevelandOHOH-212,504,027
Legal Aid of Western OhioOHOH-232,934,227
Ohio State Legal ServicesOHOH-243,652,724
Legal Aid Services of OklahomaOKMOK169,151
Oklahoma Indian Legal ServicesOKNOK-1910,133
Legal Aid Services of OklahomaOKOK-34,864,598
Legal Aid Services of OregonORMOR541,632
Legal Aid Services of OregonORNOR-1205,195
Legal Aid Services of OregonOROR-63,942,866
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAMPA217,368
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAPA-13,242,685
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal ServicesPAPA-11429,938
Legal Aid of Southeastern PennsylvaniaPAPA-231,381,890
North Penn Legal ServicesPAPA-242,062,365
MidPenn Legal ServicesPAPA-252,676,169
Northwestern Legal ServicesPAPA-26755,956
Laurel Legal ServicesPAPA-5692,809
Neighborhood Legal Services AssociationPAPA-81,450,732
Puerto Rico Legal ServicesPRMPR65,462
Puerto Rico Legal ServicesPRPR-111,959,727
Community Law OfficePRPR-2218,518
Rhode Island Legal ServicesRIRI-1979,068
South Carolina Legal ServicesSCMSC157,389
South Carolina Legal ServicesSCSC-86,110,405
Dakota Plains Legal ServicesSDNSD-11,037,866
East River Legal ServicesSDSD-2435,883
Dakota Plains Legal ServicesSDSD-4473,562
Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and the CumberlandsTNTN-103,163,159
Memphis Area Legal ServicesTNTN-41,569,486
West Tennessee Legal ServicesTNTN-7723,357
Legal Aid of East TennesseeTNTN-92,554,076
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXMSX-21,966,413
Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXNTX-134,789
Lone Star Legal AidTXTX-1312,178,339
Legal Aid of NorthWest TexasTXTX-149,254,777
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Texas RioGrande Legal AidTXTX-1511,639,168
Utah Legal ServicesUTMUT94,085
Utah Legal ServicesUTNUT-191,447
Utah Legal ServicesUTUT-12,377,963
Central Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAMVA189,860
Southwest Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-15877,436
Legal Aid Society of Eastern VirginiaVAVA-161,589,575
Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-17817,682
Central Virginia Legal Aid SocietyVAVA-181,326,608
Blue Ridge Legal ServicesVAVA-19871,591
Legal Services of Northern VirginiaVAVA-201,616,813
Legal Services of the Virgin IslandsVIVI-1196,919
Legal Services Law Line of VermontVTVT-1527,603
Northwest Justice ProjectWAMWA716,196
Northwest Justice ProjectWANWA-1316,647
Northwest Justice ProjectWAWA-15,970,518
Legal Action of WisconsinWIMWI405,064
Wisconsin JudicareWINWI-1172,427
Wisconsin JudicareWIWI-21,021,819
Legal Action of WisconsinWIWI-53,904,457
Legal Aid of West VirginiaWVWV-52,803,358
Legal Aid of WyomingWYNWY-1192,082
Legal Aid of WyomingWYWY-4533,955

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). Grant awards are made to ensure civil legal services are provided in every service area, although no listed organization is guaranteed a grant award. Grants will become effective, and grant funds will be distributed, on or about January 1, 2020.

LSC issues this notice 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: October 30, 2019.

Stefanie Davis,

Assistant General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 2019-24039 Filed 11-1-19; 8:45 am]