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.

Northwest Justice Project's TIG-Funded Knowledge Management System

In 2011, LSC awarded Northwest Justice Project (NJP) a Technology Initiative Grant (TIG) of $92,350 to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its client services through the development of a secure, enterprise-level knowledge management system. The result of this investment is NJP’s Information, Knowledge, Etcetera (IKE) system, a statewide information management portal built on Microsoft SharePoint technology.
 

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