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 and the Arnold & Porter Foundation Launch New G. Duane Vieth Leadership Development Program

Arnold Porter LSC Leadership Development Program

Each year, LSC will award up to 15 grants to leaders of LSC-funded legal aid programs to support training, coaching, or other professional development in non-profit leadership skills. The G. Duane Vieth Leadership Development Program is LSC's first national grant initiative to support training in leadership skills in the field of civil legal aid, and is generously funded by the Arnold & Porter LLP Foundation.