March 5, 2014 – The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announces the availability of competitive grant funds to provide civil legal services to eligible clients during calendar year 2015. A Request for Proposals (RFP) and other information pertaining to the LSC grants competition will be available from http://grants.lsc.gov/ during the week of April 7, 2014. In accordance with LSC’s multiyear funding policy, grants are available for only specified service areas. To review the service areas for which competitive grants are available, by state, go to http://grants.lsc.gov/about/where-we-fund and click on the name of the state. A full list of all service areas in competition will also be posted on that page. Applicants must file a Notice of Intent to Compete (NIC) through the online application system in order to participate in the competitive grants process. Information about LSC Grants funding, the application process, eligibility to apply for a grant, and how to file a NIC is available at http://grants.lsc.gov/about/legal-aid-grants. Complete instructions will be available in the Request for Proposals Narrative Instruction. Please refer to http://grants.lsc.gov for filing dates and submission requirements. Please email inquiries pertaining to the LSC competitive grants process to gov Competition lsc lsc Competition gov.