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 Convenes 2015 Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Conference

LSC held its annual Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Conference on January 14 - 16, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. This year's conference drew over 290 attendees from 42 states, one territory, and four countries. The 2015 conference broke TIG's attendance record, set last year, with a 37% increase in attendance. The conference once again brought together LSC grantees and members of the technology community to explore effective uses of technology in legal aid and to cultivate project ideas that could lead to successful TIG applications.