Basic Field Allocation Process

Descriptions, links, and interactive visualizations related to the process by which LSC allocates Basic Field grants.

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Descriptions, links, and interactive visualizations related to the process by which LSC allocates Basic Field grants.

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How each grant amount is determined

This page outlines the process LSC uses to determine the award amount for each Basic Field grant. Approximately 2.8% of LSC's Basic Field Grant appropriation are awarded to Native American service areas. The remaining funds are awarded to Agricultural Worker and Basic Field General service areas based on their share of the U.S. poverty population.

Click on a step below to read more information about the process, to download related resources, and (for desktop web browsers) to see interactive visualizations. This information reflects the allocations based on the FY2022 Appropriation.

Appropriations
Native American Grants
Poverty Estimates
Agricultural Worker Grants
Basic Field-General Grants


Questions?

For questions about the process, data files, or code used in calculating Basic Field allocations, please email GrantAllocations@lsc.gov.

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