Basic Field Grant Key Dates

2025 Basic Field Grant Applications

Basic Field Grant Applications for calendar year 2024 funding will be accepted for specified service areas. Applicants filing a grant application for any of the service areas listed must file a pre-application (formerly known as the Notice of Intent to Compete) and submit a grant application in response to LSC's Request for Proposals (RFP). Please note that grant renewal applicants do not file a pre-application.

All applicants will follow the same schedule this year. Review the Key Dates and Activities for the 2025 Basic Field Grant Cycle.

Calendar Year 2024 Schedule:





List of service areas for 2025 Basic Field Grant Awards published here

March 14, 2024


The Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) for the 2025 Basic Field Grant Program will be published in the Federal Register

March 14, 2024


The Pre-Application* is released and open for submission in GrantEase, LSC's grants management system

*Pre-Application is ONLY required for service areas in competition for the 2025 cycle. Renewal applicants do not need to submit a Pre-Application

April 15, 2024


The 2025 Basic Field Grant Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Subgrant Applications released and open for submission in GrantEase

April 15, 2024


Applicant webinar for 2025 Basic Field Grant and Subgrant Application Process

Register for the webinar here.

April 17, 2024


Deadline for submitting Pre-Application* in GrantEase

*ONLY for 2025 service areas in competition. Renewal applicants do not need to submit a Pre-Application. 

May 8, 2024


Deadline for submitting 2025 Basic Field Grant and Subgrant Applications

June 3, 2024


Notice of Intent to Award published in the Federal Register

On or around November 1, 2024


2025 Basic Field Grant Award Decisions published on LSC's website

December 2024

How to Apply for a Basic Field Grant

All components of the award or renewal grant application must be submitted through GrantEase.

How to Apply for a Subgrant

All components of the subgrant application must be submitted through GrantEase.

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