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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, 2021

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Legal Services Corporation.


Announcement of the Legal Services Corporation's intent to make FY2021 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, 2021.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on December 7, 2020.


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 April 7, 2020 (85 FR 19506) and LSC's Grant application process beginning on May 13, 2020, 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 FY2020 grant awards to each service area. The funding estimates may change based on the final FY2021 appropriation.

LSC will post all updates and changes to this notice at​grants-grantee-resources/​our-grant-programs/​basic-field-grant/​lsc-notice-intent-award-2021-grant. Interested parties are asked to visit​grants-grantee-resources/​our-grant-programs/​basic-field-grant regularly for updates on the LSC grants process.

Name of applicant organizationStateService areaEstimated Annualized 2021 Funding
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKAK-1$922,188
Alaska Legal Services CorporationAKNAK-1636,221
Legal Services Alabama, IncALAL-46,906,563
Legal Aid of Arkansas, IncARAR-61,564,261
Center for Arkansas Legal ServicesARAR-72,487,766
American Samoa Legal AidASAS-1280,626
DNA-Peoples Legal Services, IncAZAZ-2495,865
Community Legal Services, IncAZAZ-35,782,576
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, IncAZAZ-52,444,864
Community Legal Services, IncAZMAZ265,981
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DNA-Peoples Legal Services, IncAZNAZ-53,069,799
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, IncAZNAZ-6749,864
California Indian Legal Services, IncCACA-115,068
Inland Counties Legal Services, IncCACA-125,291,744
Legal Aid Society of San Diego, IncCACA-143,149,078
Community Legal Aid SoCalCACA-194,249,790
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, IncCACA-21,339,959
Central California Legal ServicesCACA-263,389,841
Legal Services of Northern California, IncCACA-274,369,885
Bay Area Legal AidCACA-284,517,741
Legal Aid Foundation of Los AngelesCACA-296,460,385
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles CountyCACA-304,446,740
California Rural Legal Assistance, IncCACA-315,027,724
California Rural Legal Assistance, IncCAMCA3,266,551
California Indian Legal Services, IncCANCA-11,039,347
Colorado Legal ServicesCOCO-64,707,931
Colorado Legal ServicesCOMCO270,545
Colorado Legal ServicesCONCO-1112,978
Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, IncCTCT-12,874,735
Pine Tree Legal Assistance, IncCTNCT-118,418
Neighborhood Legal Services Program of the District of ColumbiaDCDC-1969,740
Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, IncDEDE-11,103,527
Maryland Legal AidDEMDE16,765
Legal Services of North Florida, IncFLFL-131,821,768
Three Rivers Legal Services, IncFLFL-142,580,131
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, IncFLFL-155,540,901
Bay Area Legal Services, IncFLFL-164,060,516
Florida Rural Legal Services, IncFLFL-174,310,042
Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, IncFLFL-182,530,920
Legal Services of Greater Miami, IncFLFL-53,949,696
Florida Rural Legal Services, IncFLMFL697,923
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, IncGAGA-13,961,668
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAGA-29,081,041
Georgia Legal Services ProgramGAMGA346,800
Micronesian Legal Services CorporationGUGU-1316,260
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHIHI-11,337,054
Legal Aid Society of HawaiiHINHI-1269,479
Iowa Legal AidIAIA-32,462,317
Iowa Legal AidIAMIA419,334
Idaho Legal Aid Services, IncIDID-11,587,149
Idaho Legal Aid Services, IncIDMID321,189
Idaho Legal Aid Services, IncIDNID-176,429
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, IncILIL-33,038,356
Legal Aid ChicagoILIL-66,377,812
Prairie State Legal Services, IncILIL-74,109,460
Legal Aid ChicagoILMIL323,122
Indiana Legal Services, IncININ-57,448,875
Indiana Legal Services, IncINMIN237,455
Kansas Legal Services, IncKSKS-12,968,550
Legal Aid of the BluegrassKYKY-101,704,486
Legal Aid SocietyKYKY-21,349,310
Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of KentuckyKYKY-51,887,665
Kentucky Legal AidKYKY-91,387,706
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services CorporationLALA-133,804,863
Acadiana Legal Service CorporationLALA-153,933,894
Community Legal Aid, IncMAMA-101,684,918
Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar AssociationMAMA-112,333,105
South Coastal Counties Legal ServicesMAMA-12979,557
Northeast Legal Aid, IncMAMA-41,035,425
Maryland Legal AidMDMD-14,781,258
Maryland Legal AidMDMMD63,650
Pine Tree Legal Assistance, IncMEME-11,168,982
Pine Tree Legal Assistance, IncMEMMX-1327,921
Pine Tree Legal Assistance, IncMENME-175,825
Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMI-121,902,835
Lakeshore Legal AidMIMI-134,979,833
Legal Services of Eastern MichiganMIMI-141,812,263
Legal Aid of Western MichiganMIMI-152,147,872
Legal Services of Northern Michigan, IncMIMI-9901,890
Michigan Advocacy ProgramMIMMI410,232
Michigan Indian Legal Services, IncMINMI-1193,657
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, IncMNMMN362,222
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Legal Aid Service of Northeastern MinnesotaMNMN-1446,927
Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota CorporationMNMN-4391,046
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, IncMNMN-51,668,474
Central Minnesota Legal Services, IncMNMN-61,696,618
Anishinabe Legal Services, IncMNNMN-1281,141
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMMO250,816
Legal Aid of Western MissouriMOMO-32,090,051
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, IncMOMO-42,184,990
Mid-Missouri Legal Services CorporationMOMO-5490,771
Legal Services of Southern MissouriMOMO-72,003,535
Micronesian Legal Services CorporationMPMP-11,586,053
Mississippi Center for Legal ServicesMSMS-103,005,230
North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, IncMSMS-91,861,862
Mississippi Center for Legal ServicesMSNMS-197,789
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMMT136,584
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTMT-1990,677
Montana Legal Services AssociationMTNMT-1187,317
Legal Aid of North Carolina, IncNCMNC488,943
Legal Aid of North Carolina, IncNCNC-512,491,567
Legal Aid of North Carolina, IncNCNNC-1256,747
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, IncNDMND153,657
Legal Services of North DakotaNDND-3510,481
Legal Services of North DakotaNDNND-3316,894
Legal Aid of NebraskaNEMNE287,165
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENE-41,485,311
Legal Aid of NebraskaNENNE-138,886
Legal Advice & Referral Center, IncNHNH-1850,456
South Jersey Legal Services, IncNJMNJ90,044
Legal Services of Northwest JerseyNJNJ-15520,467
Central Jersey Legal Services, IncNJNJ-171,416,993
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services CorporationNJNJ-182,108,463
South Jersey Legal Services, IncNJNJ-202,566,667
Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, IncNJNJ-81,084,491
New Mexico Legal AidNMMNM123,778
DNA-Peoples Legal Services, IncNMNM-1263,342
New Mexico Legal AidNMNM-53,157,257
DNA-Peoples Legal Services, IncNMNNM-226,728
New Mexico Legal AidNMNNM-4546,608
Nevada Legal Services, IncNVNNV-1156,432
Nevada Legal Services, IncNVNV-13,388,798
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, IncNYMNY314,689
Legal Services of the Hudson ValleyNYNY-201,989,075
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, IncNYNY-211,476,951
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, IncNYNY-221,895,435
Legal Assistance of Western New York, IncNYNY-232,003,267
Neighborhood Legal Services, IncNYNY-241,510,558
Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, IncNYNY-71,566,542
Legal Services NYCNYNY-913,259,862
Legal Aid of Western Ohio, IncOHMOH290,602
Legal Aid Society of Greater CincinnatiOHOH-181,875,063
Community Legal Aid Services, IncOHOH-202,177,934
The Legal Aid Society of ClevelandOHOH-212,650,122
Legal Aid of Western Ohio, IncOHOH-233,105,423
Ohio State Legal ServicesOHOH-243,865,840
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, IncOKMOK179,020
Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, IncOKNOK-1963,234
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, IncOKOK-35,148,420
Legal Aid Services of OregonORMOR573,233
Legal Aid Services of OregonORNOR-1217,167
Legal Aid Services of OregonOROR-64,172,910
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAMPA230,050
Philadelphia Legal Assistance CenterPAPA-13,431,877
Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, IncPAPA-11455,022
Legal Aid of Southeastern PennsylvaniaPAPA-231,462,515
North Penn Legal Services, IncPAPA-242,182,692
MidPenn Legal Services, IncPAPA-252,832,308
Northwestern Legal ServicesPAPA-26800,062
Laurel Legal Services, IncPAPA-5733,231
Neighborhood Legal Services AssociationPAPA-81,535,374
Puerto Rico Legal Services, IncPRMPR69,281
Puerto Rico Legal Services, IncPRPR-112,657,509
Community Law Office, IncPRPR-2231,267
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Rhode Island Legal Services, IncRIRI-11,036,191
South Carolina Legal Services, IncSCMSC166,572
South Carolina Legal Services, IncSCSC-86,466,912
Dakota Plains Legal Services, IncSDNSD-11,098,419
East River Legal ServicesSDSD-2461,315
Dakota Plains Legal Services, IncSDSD-4501,191
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsTNTN-103,347,711
Memphis Area Legal Services, IncTNTN-41,661,056
West Tennessee Legal Services, IncTNTN-7765,560
Legal Aid of East TennesseeTNTN-92,703,092
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, IncTXMSX-22,081,141
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, IncTXNTX-136,819
Lone Star Legal AidTXTX-1312,888,876
Legal Aid of NorthWest TexasTXTX-149,794,740
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, IncTXTX-1512,318,247
Utah Legal Services, IncUTMUT99,574
Utah Legal Services, IncUTNUT-196,783
Utah Legal Services, IncUTUT-12,516,704
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, IncVAMVA200,938
Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, IncVAVA-15928,630
Legal Aid Society of Eastern VirginiaVAVA-161,682,317
Virginia Legal Aid Society, IncVAVA-17865,389
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, IncVAVA-181,404,007
Blue Ridge Legal Services, IncVAVA-19922,443
Legal Services of Northern Virginia, IncVAVA-201,711,145
Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, IncVIVI-1208,408
Legal Services VermontVTVT-1558,386
Northwest Justice ProjectWAMWA757,981
Northwest Justice ProjectWANWA-1335,121
Northwest Justice ProjectWAWA-16,318,864
Legal Action of Wisconsin, IncWIMWI428,697
Wisconsin Judicare, IncWINWI-1182,487
Wisconsin Judicare, IncWIWI-21,081,437
Legal Action of Wisconsin, IncWIWI-54,132,260
Legal Aid of West Virginia, IncWVWV-52,966,918
Legal Aid of Wyoming, IncWYNWY-1203,288
Legal Aid of Wyoming, IncWYWY-4565,108

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, 2021.

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, 2020.

Stefanie Davis,

Senior Assistant General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 2020-24513 Filed 11-4-20; 8:45 am]