Legal Services Corporation

Washington, United States
Joined July 2021

America's Partner for Equal Justice, LSC promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans.

Presence in: American Samoa (United States), Guam (United States), Puerto Rico (United States), United States, Virgin Islands (United States)
Focus: Family, Generalist Legal Services, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Right to Information

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. LSC encourages programs to leverage limited resources by partnering and collaborating with other funders of civil legal aid, including state and local governments, Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA), access to justice commissions, the private bar, philanthropic foundations, and the business community.