The IEJF makes grants to provide legal assistance to low-income Illinois residents who cannot afford to hire an attorney.
The IEJF grants will focus on two priority areas:
Grants will be made to support direct service staff positions at eligible legal services providers. Grant funds can be used to pay for salaries, benefits, and limited overhead costs (10%) directly related to supporting the position. The applicant must demonstrate how the proposed staff position will help the organization provide efficient and effective legal assistance to people in one or both of the priority areas.