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2020 annual report: Staying Connected

July 13, 2021

We’re proud to release our 2020 annual report: Staying Connected.

Adapting to meet women’s urgent legal needs

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Like the justice system itself, the pandemic challenged the Criminalization of Women Pro-Bono Program to find new ways of operating.

Expanding to serve LGBTQ2S communities across Ontario

The pandemic allowed The 519 to reimagine what it means to provide access to justice and legal services to LGBTQ2S communities.

A wider role and audience for substantive law training

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The pandemic helped CLEO to recognize it can play a useful role in substantive law  training across Ontario.

Fueling legal help for rural and remote communities

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The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is receiving $250K to further develop its successful “law van” pilot project.

Building capacity for community-based legal help

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Capacity-building for an Inclusive Sector grantees will be better positioned to provide reliable and culturally appropriate legal support.

We’re moving!

July 12, 2021

As of September 1, The Law Foundation of Ontario has a new home at 110 Spadina Avenue.

Job posting: Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant, Class Proceedings Fund

May 17, 2021
Join our team

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant/Legal Assistant for the Class Proceedings Fund.

Julie Mathews: reflections on my Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

May 5, 2021
Julie Mathews

Julie Mathews, Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship recipient (2018-2019) shares her reflections of the fellowship experience.

2021 Catalyst Call for Applications

April 11, 2021
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the 2021 Catalyst Call for Applications
Deadline: June 7, 2021

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Job posting: Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

By Nathalie Noel | March 7, 2022

We are seeking a Summer Law Student, Class Proceedings Fund

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New tip sheet to help prepare a compelling application

By Nathalie Noel | March 1, 2022

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

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

By Nathalie Noel | February 1, 2022

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

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Responsive Call for Applications

By Nathalie Noel | January 27, 2022

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

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Video celebrates Elders’ Council

By Nathalie Noel | January 17, 2022

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

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Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

By Nathalie Noel | January 7, 2022

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

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