Lawyers Journal

Deadline for 2010 legal services grant funds is June 5

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the national organization charged with administering federal funds provided for civil legal services to low-income people, announced the availability of competitive grant funds for 2010.

A request for proposals and other information for the grants competition is available at

Applicants must file a notice of intent to compete by Friday, May 15. Grant proposals are due on Friday, June 5. LSC is seeking proposals from:
  • Non-profit organizations whose purpose is providing legal assistance to eligible clients;
  • Private attorneys;
  • Groups of private attorneys or law firms;
  • State or local governments; and
  • Sub-state regional planning and coordination agencies that are composed of sub-state areas and whose governing boards are controlled by locally elected officials.
LSC will hold a telephone applicant informational session on Wednesday, May 6, at 2 p.m. to provide assistance in preparing competitive grant applications. For further information, visit
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