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Law Foundation of Nova Scotia Grant

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Law Foundation of Nova Scotia

Deadline Date:

09/21/22 Midnight Atlantic Standard Time

Description:

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Grants to Nova Scotia nonprofit organizations for the provision of legal information and services to the public. New applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Priority will be given to services offered to vulnerable populations, and those that address unmet needs within the province. Funding is intended to support legal education, legal aid, legal research, public access to the law, and other law-related projects.

Priorities:

1. Services that address the legal needs of vulnerable Nova Scotians including:

  • Direct services to individuals – information, triage, navigation, assistance with applications, etc.
  • Services that help prevent legal problems through education and information
  • Services that provide information and resources to front line staff and intermediaries who assist vulnerable individuals

2. Services that address one or more priority unmet legal need(s), for example:

  • Cost of legal services: options and help for low-middle income individuals in the area of civil non-family legal matters
  • Family law information: particularly in the area of child welfare
  • Rural access: access to free legal services and access to service providers
  • Self-represented litigants: information, guides, advice, navigation
  • Pro-bono law assistance: focus on rural areas, form filling, prison advocacy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): affordable or free options and prevention/early resolution options
  • Cultural competency: education and awareness for legal community and frontline staff to facilitate improved service for and access to justice for racialized and minority communities

Priority may be given to funding one-time only projects that address one or more of the priority areas. Consideration may be given to project applications for specific areas with weight being given to proposals that:

  • Demonstrate a collaborative approach to the development and delivery of the project by two or more partner organizations; or
  • Provide an end product or service or result that is sustainable without further LFNS funding

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173298

Term of Contract:

For funding for April 1, 2023, to March 31, 2024.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to not-for-profit organizations that work to benefit the people of Nova Scotia.

The Foundation does not provide funding to individuals or to for-profit ventures.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for receipt of applications is September 21, 2022.

Applications are due by midnight Atlantic Standard Time on the day of the deadline.

If you have not previously received a grant from the Law Foundation, contact the executive director before completing the application form.

Applicants seeking emergency or time-sensitive funding should contact the Foundation’s executive director regarding deadlines and meeting dates.

The Executive Director is available to help applicants prepare their applications.

Applicants may be required to appear before the board.

How to apply: https://nslawfd.ca/how-to-apply/

Applications overview: https://nslawfd.ca/grants/application-overview/

Additional information: https://nslawfd.ca/grants/evaluation-criteria/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications: nslawfd@nslawfd.ca

And send a paper copy of applications to:
Law Foundation of Nova Scotia
Suite 1305, Cogswell Tower
2000 Barrington Street,
Halifax, NS, B3J 3K1

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