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2017 Access to Justice (ATJ) Grants Program

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for Free
Legal Services to Disadvantaged Groups

GrantWatch ID#: 177289
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

DC Bar Foundation (DCBF)

01/25/17 3:00 PM

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Grants to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to provide pro bono legal services to vulnerable populations within the District. Organizations may benefit low-income individuals in the following three areas: housing-related matters, underserved areas in DC, and to support a shared legal services interpreter bank.

The 2017 grants’ grant year will be eight months, from May 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

The DC Bar Foundation awards grants to DC-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations that provide free civil legal aid to low-income DC residents.

An information session about the 2017 Access to Justice Grants Program was held Tuesday, November 15 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM at Hogan Lovells (555 13th Street NW).

The application for the 2017 Access to Justice Grants Program is now available online and is due by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Applicants of new projects will interview with the Foundation on February 13, 14 or 15. Decisions will be announced mid-March 2017.

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Application Instructions:

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

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DC Bar Foundation
1420 New York Avenue NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20005-6210


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