Legal Services Corporation

The Legal Services Corporation is the single largest funder of civil legal services in the nation. Established by Congress, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. The grants are awarded to nonprofit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. The legal aid programs address the civil legal needs of the elderly, veterans and military families, victims of domestic violence, people with disabilities, tenants and homeowners facing foreclosure or eviction, victims of natural disasters, and others.

LSC Awarded Two-Year $1.2 Million Grant For Midwest Legal Disaster Coordination Project

WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation announced plans today to use a $1.2 million two-year grant to foster strong and sustainable relationships between disaster-preparedness organizations and legal service providers in the Midwest.

LSC grantees in ten Midwestern states will be eligible to apply for funding to create a disaster-response plan, and will be selected through a competitive application process.