Grantee Expenditures

Nationally, LSC grantees' spending has remained relatively stable over time, with personnel expenses making up 77.4-78.2% of expenses since 2013. At the state level, the composition of spending varies. For example, personnel expenses, which include staff salaries and employee benefits, range from 55.3-87.3% of expenditures. Other expense categories include travel (board and staff), training/development (board and staff), client services (litigation and contract services client), and miscellaneous expenses.

Note: Data presented are total organization expenditures and include both LSC and Non-LSC expenses. Data presented are inflation-adjusted in 2017 dollars based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics Inflation Calculator.


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