Grantee Guidance

Outcomes Toolkit

This Outcomes System Toolkit provides information and guidance materials to help grantees develop or improve their use of outcomes.

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Relevant Materials
Lobbying and Political Activities Guidance

The LSC statutes and regulations prohibit or restrict many forms of lobbying and political activities by LSC grantees and grantee staff and board members.

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Private Attorney Involvement FAQs

Part 1614 of the LSC Regulations sets requirements for all LSC grantees with Basic Field funding to involve private attorneys and others in the delivery of legal information and legal assistance to eligible clients.

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Questions and Answers about the January 2019 Changes to the Governing Bodies Rule

In January 2019, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) changed two requirements related to client-eligible program board members. 

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Access to Grantee Records Protocol

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) follows a procedure when making requests to review documents that contain information about clients and their cases that may reveal confidential material protected by the attorney-client privilege or the rules of professional responsibility.

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Accounting Guide for LSC Recipients

The Guide sets forth financial accounting and reporting standards for recipients of LSC funds, and describes the accounting policies, records, and internal control procedures to be maintained by recipients to ensure the integrity of accounting, reporting and financial systems

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Audit Guide for Recipients and Auditors

Guidance established by LSC OIG includes the Audit Guide for Recipients and Auditors and Compliance Supplement for Audits of LSC Recipients.  LSC OIG has elected to adopt Code of Federal Regulations, Title 2, Subtitle A, Chapter II, Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) for audits of LSC grant recipients, subject to modification in accordance with LSC OIG guidance.

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45 C.F.R. Part 1631—Purchasing and Property Management

In 2017, LSC revising 45 C.F.R. Part 1630, which superseded the Property and Acquisition Management Manual.

Cost Standards, Purchasing, and Property Management Guidance

In 2017, LSC revised Part 1630 governing cost standards and procedures as well as created a new Part 1631.

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