The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announces the availability of grant funds to provide civil legal services to eligible clients during calendar year 2017. A Request for Proposals (RFP) and other information pertaining to the LSC grants process will be available from http://www.grants.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources during the week of April 11, 2016. In accordance with LSC's multi-year funding policy, grants are available for only specified service areas. To review the service areas for which grants are available, by state, go to http://www.grants.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant/lsc-service-areas and click on the name of the state. Applicants must file a Notice of Intent to Compete (NIC) through the online application system in order to participate in the grants process. Information about the LSC grants process including eligibility and how to file a NIC is available at http://www.grants.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources . Complete instructions are available in the Request for Proposals Narrative Instruction. Please refer to http://www.grants.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources for filing dates and submission requirements. Please email inquiries pertaining to the LSC grants process to LSCGrants@lsc.gov .