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State Funding of Civil Legal Aid
for the Poor Ten Most Populous States

As of November 2013

Rank State Annual Funds
1 New York $56,800,000
2 Texas $21,020,000
3 California $15,870,000
4 Pennsylvania $12,776,000
5 Ohio $11,931,000
6 Michigan $6,681,000
7 North Carolina $5,456,797
8 Georgia $2,324,000
9 Illinois $1,400,000
10 Florida 0
Average $13.4 million

Includes income from state appropriations, court fines and fees.

Legal Aid State Funding in Less Populous States

State Annual Funds
New Jersey $14,900,000
Maryland $14,293,000
Massachusetts $13,000,000
Connecticut $12,000,000
Washington $11,593,000
Virginia $11,400,000
Minnesota $6,881,000
Nevada $6,008,000
Oregon $5,950,000
Missouri $5,063,198
Kentucky $4,115,000
New Mexico $3,659,000
District of Columbia $3,500,000
Tennessee $3,372,000
Hawaii $3,331,000
Nebraska $2,351,000
Iowa $2,180,562
Maine $2,010,000
South Carolina $1,700,000

Data provided by the American Bar Association Project to Expand Resources for Legal Services (PERLS)