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Carl Rauscher
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Request for Proposals for Consultant Services to Evaluate LSC’s Basic Field Grant Competition and Award Process

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is seeking to engage a consultant to perform an evaluation and assessment of its internal controls for the competitive grants process that is used to award grants. The deadline is 5:30 P.M., EDT, on Friday, June 15, 2012. See the RFP for full details.

The evaluation and assessment should include the following components:

  • evaluation of the process for recording all data used, discussions held, and decisions made on grant applications;

  • evaluation of the process for implementing and documenting management’s review and approval of the grant evaluation and award decisions;

  • assessment of the adequacy of the internal controls for the grant evaluation, award, and monitoring process from the point that the Request for Proposal is created through award, and grantee selection;

  • a cost/benefit assessment of further improvements to internal controls for LSC’s grant evaluation and award and monitoring process;

  • such other evaluation as the consultant deems necessary to assess the adequacy of internal controls for the grant evaluation; and

  • award and monitoring process from the point that the Request for Proposal is created through award and grantee selection.

See the RFP for full details. Questions should be directed to Janet LaBella, Director, LSC Office of Program Performance.

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The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a private, non-profit corporation established by Congress in 1974 to promote equal access to justice and to provide grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans.