Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Announcement of Applications for 2020 and 2021 and Notice of Public Meeting – UPDATED 7/26/2019

1 July 2019 , Posted in: Our Work, Press Release

Application Packet

The Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission will make funding determinations for eligible civil legal service providers for 2020 and 2021 on the basis of written applications. The Application Packet is available here.

Application Deadline

Completed applications, as described in the Application Packet, are due no later than Friday, September 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM and must be submitted to:

Diana Scully, Executive Director
Maine Justice Foundation
40 Water Street
Hallowell, Maine 04347
dscully@justicemaine.org

Notice of Public Meeting

The Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission will hold a public meeting beginning 9:00 AM until finished on Monday, October 7, 2019 to make final decisions regarding awards for 2020 and 2021. The meeting will be held in Room 208, Cross State Office Building, 111 Sewall Street, Augusta, Maine 04333.

Submitted by:
Angela Farrell, Chair
Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission

Update: New Law

The 129th Maine Legislature passed LD 214 (An Act To Increase Funding for Civil Legal Services), which was signed into law in late June. This new law (Public Law 2019, chapter 509) amends language relating to the Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission, including provisions specifying which legal services providers may receive disbursements from the Fund. Find the new law here.