Foundation / Corporation
The Law Foundation of Ontario
04/30/21 5:00 PM EST
Grants to Ontario nonprofit organizations and IHEs to provide legal services to underserved communities. Applicants must speak to Foundation staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for specific projects that respond to community needs by providing vulnerable populations with legal information, services, and support.
The Law Foundation of Ontario seeks to build knowledge and connections, support innovation, and act as a catalyst in service of improving access to justice. Responsive grants create an opportunity for organizations to identify access to justice needs and propose projects to address those needs including but not limited to: start-ups; pilot projects; and innovative initiatives.
Responsive grants aim to encourage new ideas, approaches, and relationships that can help address emerging needs and connect more people to legal information and supports, especially people who are not currently being reached.
The Foundation has merged the previous Small and Major Responsive grants into a single stream, with a single application process and timeline.
Among other considerations, the Foundation will be looking for applications to demonstrate that the:
For Eligible Costs, see FAQs on URL for Full Text (RFP).
GrantWatch ID#: 180149
The Foundation offers two tiers of funding under the Responsive program: small projects (up to $25K) and major projects ($25K to $100K).
You do not have to apply on an annual basis for a project that will last longer than one year. You could submit a single application for the three-year pilot project, or you could apply in phases.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please forward your completed proposal, signed by an authorized person, together with any additional material, by email to the Foundation's Grant Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Law Foundation of Ontario
20 Queen Street West
Suite 3002, Box 19
Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3R3
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