Catalyst grant helps the Ontario Justice Education Network engage more young people, including French-speaking youth across Ontario.
The Foundation’s Catalyst grant supports the John Howard Society of Ontario in its civil legal needs assessment initiative.
The Law Foundation of Ontario Catalyst granting is helping Luke’s Place to expand its services, including the Virtual Legal Clinic.
Catalyst granting from The Law Foundation of Ontario is helping FCJ Refugee Centre extend its services and outreach.
“It strengthens our communities to have these trusted intermediaries,” says Marla Brown, a lawyer at Hamilton Community Legal Clinic, who co-facilitated the placement Project training sessions.
In partnership with lawyers and legal experts, SKETCH’s Acting OUT-Street Law Smarts program was designed and run by youth to educate frontline workers about the most common legal issues young people experience and the best ways to help.
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Connecting Ottawa is a network of more than 50 frontline service agencies that operate in a wide variety of sectors, such as the legal, health, immigration, and social services. By working together, these organizations can better address clients’ legal issues.
The Foundation encourages legal careers within the nonprofit justice sector through its Public Interest Articling Fellowship. Amanda’s PIAF at Innocence Canada opened up a whole new world of career opportunities to her.
The Peer Mentor Program offered by The University of Ottawa Faculty of Common Law matches second and third year students with first year students. The mentors provide practical and emotional support, helping the new students to navigate the social and academic world of law school.
Call for applications information and application form to apply to The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Access to Justice Fund 2020 Call for Applications
Deadline: May 12, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EST
Grant amount: up to $100,000
With a Connecting Rural Regions grant, the Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County came up with a plan – and a van – to bring legal services directly to rural communities.
Call for applications information and application form to apply to The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Measuring Impacts and Progress 2020 Call for Applications
Deadline: June 30, 2020, 5:00 p.m. EST
Grant amounts: Between $50,000 and $100,000 or between $100,000 and $250,000
The call for applications for the Foundation’s Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship is now open.
Call for applications information and application form to apply to The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship program
Deadline: April 20, 2020
Grant amount: Fellow’s salary – up to $65K; Related costs for academic host – up to $15K