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New tip sheet to help prepare a compelling application

March 1, 2022
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Applying for a Foundation grant? Download our new new tip sheet to help you prepare a compelling application.

Changing hearts and minds: Elders’ Council receives prestigious justice award

February 1, 2022
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The Ministry of the Attorney General is thrilled that the Elders’ Council has been recognized with the Guthrie Award

Responsive Call for Applications

January 27, 2022
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the Responsive program
Deadline: April 1, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
Grant amounts: up to $100K

Video celebrates Elders’ Council

January 17, 2022
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Video celebrates the 2020 Guthrie Award recipient: the Elders’ Council of the Indigenous Justice Division of the Ministry of the Attorney General

Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

January 7, 2022
The Guthrie Medal

The Law Foundation of Ontario is seeking nominations for the Guthrie Award, our signature award to recognize access to justice champions.

New Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit

October 31, 2021

The Queer Refugee Hearings Program Toolkit helps individuals claiming refugee protection based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and/or sex characteristics.

$19.7M in core funding to support leading access to justice organizations

October 28, 2021
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The Foundation has increased its investment in Catalyst to $19.7M, adding close to $3 million to the total budget over three years and growing the program from 20 to 25 organizations.

2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

October 7, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

Meet the 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Rachel Kohut, Zara Mercer, Paria Asadbikli, Tom Naciuk, Arthur Ferguson, Leandra (Lea) Keren, Tyler Schnare, Rene Kimmett.

2020-2021 PIAF articling highlights

October 4, 2021
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

We asked our 2020-2021 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants to share some highlights of their articling experience. Here is some of what they shared.

Increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples is focus of 17 newly funded projects

September 29, 2021
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The Law Foundation of Ontario has invested close to $1.4M for 17 new Access to Justice Fund projects, increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples.

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Job posting: Legal Assistant

By Nathalie Noel | November 29, 2022

We are seeking a Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Committee and Fund.

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Heather Johnston appointed to Board of Trustees

By Nathalie Noel | November 22, 2022

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Johnston, CPA, CA, BMath, to our Board of Trustees.

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Monique Jilesen joins Class Proceedings Committee

By Nathalie Noel | October 27, 2022

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Monique Jilesen to the Class Proceedings Committee.

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Growing community support for people with disabilities

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

Reach’s project will develop resources and training for frontline workers to enhance their ability to identify legal issues, conduct effective intakes, and facilitate referrals, all centering around the lived experiences of people with disabilities.

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Wrapping legal supports in dignity and belonging

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

The Legal Information for Indigenous Youth Aging Out of Care project will provide Indigenous youth with legal information and facilitate connections to community supports.

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Upholding the rights of people who are unhoused

By Nathalie Noel | October 18, 2022

Community Justice Collective, and its partners, are developing and delivering public legal education resources tailored to legal issues faced by unhoused residents.

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