About LSC

We offer a competitive benefits program that provides protection, flexibility, and security for our employees and their loved ones. All regular employees who work at least thirty (30) hours per week...
Our organization has over 120 employees and is located in Washington, DC. Our workforce celebrates diversity; we value the richness that it brings to our environment. We take pride in being able to...
LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. Established in 1974, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. LSC distributes more than 90% of its funding to 134 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 800 offices. LSC promotes equal access to justice by awarding grants to legal services providers through a competitive grants process; conducting compliance reviews and program visits to oversee program quality and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as restrictions that accompany LSC funding, and by providing training and technical assistance to programs.
The Founding of LSC On July 25, 1974, President Richard M. Nixon signed the law creating the Legal Services Corporation. The law gives strength and a never-ending commitment to America’s promise of...
LSC is an independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. LSC currently provides funding to 133 independent non-profit...

What is Legal Aid

LSC-funded programs help people who live in households with annual incomes at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines – in 2015, that is $14,713 for an individual, $30,313 for a family of...
FOIA Reference Number Date Request Received Description of Request Estimated Date of Completion Status of Request 2015-01 10-14-14 Seeking a copy of the findings of the recent investigation of...
June 14, 2016 (FOIA Exemptions 3, 4, and 6 Grantee Applications) December 15, 2014 (Inadequate Search, "Agency Records" vs. "Personal Records," FOIA as a Substitute for Civil Discovery)" July 10,...
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which was enacted in 1966, gives any person the right to request access to federal agency records or information. All agencies of the United States government...

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