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Grant Renewal - Post-PQV RFP

The Grant Renewal – Post-PQV RFP is for current recipients that

  • have had an LSC program quality visit (PQV) since January 1, 2012; and
  • have been notified that they will receive the final PQV report by July 1, 2014

All grant application information is submitted electronically.

Important note about the Post-PQV submission deadline: The Post-PQV application deadline is staggered, based on the date the program is expected to receive the final PQV report.

Report received by

Submission Deadline

April 30, 2014

Schedule B – mid-June, 2014

July 1, 2014

Schedule C – mid-August, 2014


The exact dates for submission deadlines are available on the Key Dates - Schedule B and Key Dates - Schedule C pages.

Step 1: Complete the grant application (June or August, 2014)

A complete and qualified grant renewal has five components: 

  1. The Post-PQV Responses – Post-PQV Applicants
  • Describe actions taken or planned in response to “Tier 1” recommendations from the final Post-PQV report
  • Describe any significant changes or major developments in the delivery system since the PQV ended, and those that are anticipated during the grant year
  • Respond to two additional supplementary inquiries

The responses are completed and submitted through the online application system.

Click to download the Post-PQV Grant Renewal Instructions (available May, 2014)

  1. Forms – The renewal forms capture an overview of the applicant’s organization, as well as budget, governing board, technology, CSR and staffing data. Applicants that do not currently have a governing or policy body that complies with Regulation 45 C.F.R. Part 1607.3 must provide a plan to meet this requirement. Applicants are asked to disclose whether they experienced fraud, misappropriation of funds, embezzlement, or theft within the last twenty-four months. The forms are completed and submitted through the online application system.

Click to preview the RFP forms (available May, 2014)

  1. The Private Attorney Involvement (PAI) plan – Regulation 45 C.F.R. Part 1614 requires that an amount equal to at least 12½% of the annual LSC award will be devoted by the applicant to the involvement of private attorneys in the delivery of legal services to the poor.
  1. The Technology plan
  1. Other documents:
  • Organizational Chart
  • Previous year IRS Form 990

Step 2: Grants Assurances and Grant Certification (August, 2014)

Applicants are required to certify compliance with the LSC Grant Assurances (Form C) and other requirements specified on the Grant Certification Form (Form I).

The 2015 Grant Assurances and Grant Certification forms will become available in August, 2014.