LSC – Legal Services Corporation Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Program

Description:       The Legal Services Corporation Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Program is for LSC grantees in federally declared disaster areas that are seeking financial assistance in order to mitigate damage sustained and who have experienced a surge in demand for legal services as the result of a disaster.

Funding Title:    Legal Services Corporation Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Program

Agency Name:    Legal Service Corporation

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid:    Yes

Target Population:    Recipients in federally declared disaster areas

Expected Number of Awards:

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    No

How to Apply:     Submit online at: http://lscgrants.lsc.gov “Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Application Process”

Current Closing Date for Applications:   There is no application deadline. The application may be submitted within a reasonable time after there has been a presidential declaration of disaster under the Stafford Act.

Estimated Total Program Funding:      The amount of funding varies throughout the year

Award Ceiling:

Award Floor:   

Eligible Applicants:    Eligible applicants must be current LSC recipients that provide services in those service areas where there has been a federally declared disaster.  http://www.fema.gov/disasters

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:      See http://grants.lsc.gov/sites/lsc.gov/files/Grants/Disaster/DISASTER_RELIEF_EMERGENCY_GRANT_PROGRAM_Request_for_Applications_-_Nov_12.pdf

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Announcement:    http://grants.lsc.gov/sites/lsc.gov/files/Grants/Disaster/DISASTER_RELIEF_EMERGENCY_GRANT_PROGRAM_Request_for_Applications_-_Nov_12.pdf

Contact Information:

For questions about proposals contact John Eidleman, Senior Program Counsel, Telephone:  202.295.1640; Email: eidlemaj@lsc.gov.

If you have a general question, please email disasteremergency@lsc.gov.

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Categories: Disaster Victims, Express Language for Legal Aid, FEMA, LSC

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