EIN 52-1039060

Legal Services Corporation (LSC)

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Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. To promote equal access to justice in our nation and to provide grants for high quality civil legal assistance to low-income persons.
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Program areas at LSC

Basic field grants: promotes equal access to justice by awarding basic field grants to 132 independent Legal aid organizations serving every county in every state, the district of columbia, and the u.s. Territories through a competitive grants process.
Technology initiative grants: lsc awards technology initiative grants on a competitive basis annually to grantees to expand access to justice through the use of technology.
Emergency disaster relief grants:provides funding to lsc-funded organizations providing Services to survivors of government-declared emergencies and coordinating preparation efforts for future natural disasters.
Pro brono innovation funds: lsc awards pro bono innovation funds on a competitive basis annually to develop, test, replicate innovative pro bono efforts that enable grantees to expand access to Legal assistance using private, volunteer lawyers.
Veterans pro bono grants: facilitates the provision of high-quality Legal and other assistance, without charge, to veterans and other individualswho are unable to afford the cost of Legal representation in connection with decisions of, or other proceedings in, the u.s. court of appeals for veterans claims.
Loan repayment assistance program: lsc awards loan repayment assistance grants on a competitive basis to assist grantees retain and recruit attorneys with law school loans.
Other program expenses: lsc engages in several programs and initiatives to help improve the civil Legal aid problem in america.

Grants made by LSC

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)Civil Legal Aid$17,029,354
Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC)Civil Legal Aid$15,772,558
Lone Star Legal AidCivil Legal Aid$15,541,189
...and 124 more grants made totalling $448,647,480

Who funds Legal Services Corporation (LSC)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Andrew W. Mellon FoundationTo Support A Planning Project for the Civil Court Data Initiative$105,000
Ascendium Education SolutionsLegal Services Corp Support Rural Justice Task Force$100,000
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor the Civil Court Data Initiative$100,000
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at LSC

Deborah MooreChief Financial Officer and Treasurer$170,317
Carol BergmanVice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs / Vice President , Government Relations and Public Affairs / Vice President Government Relations - Pa / Vice President Government Relations / Director , Government Relations and Public Affairs / Government Relations Director$171,315
Lynn JenningsVice President , Grants Management / Vice President , Grant Management / Vice President Grant Management / Vice President Grant Man / Vice President for Grants Management$188,209
Traci HigginsDirector - Human Resources / Director , Human Reso / Director , Hu / Director , Office of Human Resources / Human Resources Director$164,165
Joel GallayGeneral Counsel / Ig Special Counsel / Ig Special C / Special Counsel To the Ig$181,123
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for LSC

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$534,543,661
Program services$148,705
Investment income and dividends$946,920
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-892
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$69,209
Total revenues$535,707,603

Form 990s for LSC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-092023-08-14990View PDF
2021-092022-06-10990View PDF
2020-092021-08-09990View PDF
2019-092021-01-21990View PDF
2018-092019-09-20990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 8, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
June 27, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
May 21, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
May 17, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 12, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsCharities
Human servicesCrime and lawLegal services
National levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
3333 K St NW
Washington, DC 20007
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 295-1500
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
5411: Legal Services
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