Notice of Funding Availability and Request for Proposals for Calendar Year 2023 Basic Field Grant Awards

CourtLegal Services Corporation
Citation87 FR 14580
Record Number2022-05368
SectionNotices
Published date15 March 2022
Federal Register, Volume 87 Issue 50 (Tuesday, March 15, 2022)
[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 50 (Tuesday, March 15, 2022)]
                [Notices]
                [Pages 14580-14581]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2022-05368]
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                LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION
                Notice of Funding Availability and Request for Proposals for
                Calendar Year 2023 Basic Field Grant Awards
                AGENCY: Legal Services Corporation.
                ACTION: Notice of funding availability.
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                SUMMARY: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a federally
                established and funded organization that awards grants to civil legal
                aid organizations across the country and in the U.S. territories. LSC's
                mission is to expand access to justice by funding high-quality legal
                representation for low-income people in civil matters. In anticipation
                of a congressional appropriation to LSC for Fiscal Year 2023, LSC
                hereby announces the availability of funding for basic field grants
                with terms commencing in January 2023. LSC will publish a Request for
                Proposals (RFP) and seeks applications from interested parties who are
                qualified to provide effective, efficient, and high-quality civil legal
                services to eligible clients in the service area(s) of the states and
                territories identified below. The availability and the exact amount of
                congressionally appropriated funds, as well as the date, terms, and
                conditions of funds available for grants for calendar year 2023, have
                not yet been determined.
                DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for grant application
                dates.
                ADDRESSES: By email to [email protected] or by other correspondence to
                Legal Services Corporation--Basic Field Grant Awards, 3333 K Street NW,
                Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007-3522.
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judy Lee, Program Manager for the
                Basic Field Grant Program, Office of Program Performance, by phone at
                202-295-1518 or email at [email protected], or visit the LSC website at
                https://www.lsc.gov/grants/basic-field-grant.
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby
                announces the availability of funding for basic field grants with terms
                beginning in January 2023. LSC seeks grant proposals from interested
                parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient, and high-
                quality civil legal services to eligible clients in the service area(s)
                of the states and territories identified below. Interested potential
                applicants must first file a Pre-Application. After approval by LSC of
                the Pre-Application, an applicant can submit an application in response
                to the RFP, which contains the grant proposal guidelines, proposal
                content requirements, and selection criteria. The Pre-Application and
                RFP will open in GrantEase, LSC's grants management system, on or
                around April 11, 2022. Additional information will be available at
                https://www.lsc.gov/grants/basic-field-grant.
                 The listing of all key dates for the LSC 2022 basic field grants
                process, including the deadlines for filing grant proposals is
                available at https://www.lsc.gov/grants/basic-field-grant/how-apply-basic-field-grant/basic-field-grant-key-dates.
                 LSC seeks proposals from: (1) Non-profit organizations that have as
                a purpose the provision of legal assistance to eligible clients; (2)
                private attorneys; (3) groups of private attorneys or law firms; (4)
                state or local governments; and (5) sub-state regional planning and
                coordination agencies that are composed of sub-state areas and whose
                governing boards are controlled by locally elected officials.
                 The service areas for which LSC is requesting grant proposals for
                2023 are listed below. LSC provides grants for three types of service
                areas: Basic Field-General, Basic Field-Native American, and Basic
                Field-Agricultural Worker. For example, the state of Idaho has three
                basic field service areas: ID-1 (General), NID-1 (Native American), and
                MID (Agricultural Worker). Service area descriptions are available at
                https://www.lsc.gov/grants/basic-field-grant/lsc-service-areas. LSC
                will post all updates and changes to this notice at https://www.lsc.gov/grants/basic-field-grant. Interested parties can visit
                https://www.lsc.gov/grants/basic-field-grant or reach out to
                [email protected].
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                 State or territory Service area(s)
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                Arkansas................................. AR-6; AR-7.
                Arizona.................................. AZ-3; AZ-5; MAZ; NAZ-6.
                California............................... CA-1; CA-12; CA-27; CA-28; NCA-1.
                Connecticut.............................. CT-1.
                Delaware................................. MDE.
                District of Columbia..................... DC-1.
                Florida.................................. FL-17; FL-18; MFL.
                Illinois................................. IL-3; IL-7.
                Kentucky................................. KY-2; KY-9; KY-10.
                Louisiana................................ LA-13.
                Maryland................................. MD-1; MMD.
                Massachusetts............................ MA-4; MA-10; MA-11.
                Michigan................................. MI-9; MI-12; MI-15; MMI; NMI-1.
                Minnesota................................ MN-4; MN-5; MN-6; MMN.
                Missouri................................. MO-4; MO-5.
                New Hampshire............................ NH-1.
                New Mexico............................... NM-5; MNM; NNM-4.
                New York................................. NY-9.
                North Dakota............................. MND.
                Ohio..................................... OH-18; OH-20; OH-21; OH-23; MOH.
                Oklahoma................................. OK-3; MOK; NOK-1.
                Pennsylvania............................. PA-5; PA-24.
                Puerto Rico.............................. PR-2.
                South Dakota............................. SD-2.
                Tennessee................................ TN-4; TN-7; TN-9; TN-10.
                Texas.................................... TX-13; TX-15; MSX-2; NTX-1.
                Virginia................................. VA-17; VA-19; VA-20.
                West Virginia............................ WV-5.
                Wisconsin................................ WI-5; MWI.
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                (Authority: 42 U.S.C. 2996g(e))
                 Dated: March 9, 2022.
                Stefanie Davis,
                Senior Associate General Counsel.
                [FR Doc. 2022-05368 Filed 3-14-22; 8:45 am]
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