Civil legal aid providers have made great strides in recent years in expanding their funding base beyond funding from
the national Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Since the 1990s, the legal aid community has dramatically
diversified its funding sources. While LSC funding has remained relatively level during this period, non-LSC funding
has increased many times over.
In 2004, the ABA's Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants published a fundraising manual, Innovative Fundraising Ideas for Legal Services, available here.
This section of NLADA's Web site provides viewers with detailed information regarding the primary sources of non-LSC funding that have been developed across the country, including: