Grant for legal services for veterans – NITC Deadline August 28, 2015

FEDERAL REGISTER

Notice of Availability of Calendar Year 2016 Competitive Grant Funds for the Veterans Pro Bono Program

ACTION

Solicitation Of Proposals For The Provision Of Pro Bono Legal Services To Veterans.

SUMMARY

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) provides grants of federally-appropriated funds for civil legal services to low-income individuals and families.

Pursuant to Public Law 102-229, LSC administers the process of awarding grant funds for the Veterans Pro Bono Program for the purpose of furnishing effective, efficient and high quality pro bono legal services to eligible veterans appearing before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Court). LSC hereby announces the availability of competitive grant funds for the Veterans Pro Bono Program for calendar year 2016 and solicits grant proposals from interested parties. The exact amount of available funds and the date, terms, and conditions of their availability for calendar year 2016 will be determined through the congressional appropriations process for FY 2016. For the past three years, Congress has appropriated approximately $2.5 million each year.

Agency:Legal Services Corporation

Dates:The deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Compete is Friday, August 28, 2015, at 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Notices must be submitted by email to veteransprobono@lsc.gov.

Comments Close:08/28/2015

Entry Type:

NoticeAction:Solicitation of proposals for the provision of pro bono legal services to veterans.Document Citation:80 FR 44398

Page:

44398 -44399 (2 pages)Document Number:2015-18309

Shorter URL:

https://federalregister.gov/a/2015-18309