October 2017 Bar Bulletin
WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced September 21 that Northwest Justice Project (NJP), headquartered in Seattle, will receive a $298,564 Pro Bono Innovation Fund grant and a $185,250 Technology Initiative Grant.
LSC’s Pro Bono Innovation Fund is intended to encourage and expand robust pro bono efforts and partnerships to serve more low-income clients. “We are grateful to Congress for establishing the Pro Bono Innovation Fund to increase pro bono support for civil legal aid,” said LSC President Jim Sandman. “This grant program stimulates more volunteer participation in legal aid and allows our grantees to serve more people.”
“LSC’s Technology Initiative Grants expand access to justice...