Grants to Saskatchewan nonprofit organizations for projects and programs that address legal issues such as legal education, legal aid, law reform, legal research, and law libraries. Priority will be given to ongoing programs. Short-term projects will also be considered, depending on fiscal and policy considerations. The Foundation encourages collaboration among grantees delivering similar services.
To promote legal education programs and services in Saskatchewan;
To make the law more accessible through increasing public awareness of the law and the justice system;
Providing education to groups with particular legal needs; and
Assisting in the academic and professional development of those who are or will be providing legal services to ensure those services are of the highest quality.
To advance the knowledge of the law, the administration of justice, dispute resolution and the social context of law.
To identify areas and issues needing study and analysis and the encouragement and support of projects to address those needs.
To facilitate access of the public to the justice system.
To assist law libraries and resource centers to keep their materials and delivery systems current.
To encourage and support projects designed to improve the utility and accessibility of legal and law related materials to both the public and legal profession.
To encourage and support projects that assess current law and the administration of justice and, where appropriate, promote reform in accordance with current knowledge, values and technology.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
The Law Foundation allocates its resources received and invested by statute to programs which will benefit primarily the general public of Saskatchewan.
Applicants must be a not-for-profit organization; the Foundation will not make grants to individuals or commercial enterprises.
National projects based outside of Saskatchewan must demonstrate a clear, direct benefit to Saskatchewan people and have a commitment of an appropriate amount of funding from other Law Foundations, Law Societies or governments.
The Foundation board meets quarterly to consider applications — usually in March, June, September, and December. Applications must be submitted not less than three weeks before a meeting.
- Meeting Date: March 13, 2023; Location: Virtual; Submission Deadline - End of day: February 17, 2023
- Meeting Date: June 5, 2023; Location: Saskatoon; Submission Deadline - End of day: May 12, 2023
- Meeting Date: September 18, 2023; Location: Moose Jaw; Submission Deadline - End of day: August 25, 2023
- Meeting Date: December 4, 2023; Location: Saskatoon; Submission Deadline - End of day: November 10, 2023