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Vermont Bar Foundation
03/07/22 4:00 PM
Grants to Vermont nonprofit organizations for law-based programs that benefit underserved residents. All applicants must submit a letter of intent and new applicants must participate in a conference call prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to provide legal services to low-income individuals and to provide public education relating to the court and legal system.
The Vermont Bar Foundation offers grants to organizations that help low-income Vermonters gain access to the justice system and provide public education relating to the law. The organizations chosen for the Competitive Grants provide direct legal services to low-income Vermont residents and educate Vermonters about the law.
Vermont IOLTA Program funds have been designated for use solely for the following purposes:
The Foundation Board has the discretion to set policy as to the allocation of IOLTA monies between and within the above two categories. Given this discretion, at least 90% of the funds available for grants are awarded to legal services for the disadvantaged and up to 10% are awarded to public education. The Board believes that Foundation monies should allow grantees to explore creative ways of providing needed legal services or law-related public education.
GrantWatch ID#: 178799
The Foundation's grant cycle is July 1 - June 30.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email the completed Letter of Intent to email@example.com
Submit the application and all attachments via email to the above email address.
For questions, please contact:
Josie Leavitt, Interim Executive Director
Vermont Bar Foundation
P.O. Box 1170
Montpelier, VT 05601-1170
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