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New partnership with Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund

February 15, 2024
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We’re pleased to announce a partnership with the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund.

Responsive Call for Applications

February 13, 2024
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Call for applications information and application form to apply to the Responsive program
Due date: rolling deadline
Grant amounts: up to $250,000

Survey: Reimagining the Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

February 1, 2024
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We’re reimagining our Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship. By March 1, 2024, please complete a short and confidential survey about the program.

Call for applications to serve as representative on OJEN Board

January 30, 2024
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We’re calling for applications to serve as the Foundation’s representative on the OJEN Board of Directors.

Growing Possibilities: sharing our strategic plan

January 29, 2024
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As we begin our 50th anniversary year, we are excited to share Growing Possibilities, our 2024-2029 strategic plan.

Responsive grants double in number and support of northern Ontario and Indigenous communities

January 18, 2024
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The Foundation granted more than $5M to fund 41 Responsive grants in 2023, more than double the investment of 2022.

Francisco Rico-Martínez Guthrie Award celebration

January 4, 2024
Linda Rothstein presenting Loly Rico with the round, copper Guthrie Award medal. Linda in a dark blue suit and Loly in a bright red dress, both smiling.

We gathered December 6, 2023 to recognize Francisco Rico-Martínez as the posthumous recipient of the 2023 Guthrie Award.

Nominate an outstanding access to justice champion

The Guthrie Medal

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

Job posting: Grants Manager (12-month contract)

November 14, 2023
Join our team

We are seeking to hire a Grants Manager (12-month contract).

Continued support for national Action Committee on Access to Justice

November 6, 2023
People talking with each other at a seminar, including a woman who is blonde wearing a red jacket and a man who has short black hair wearing a black shirt with small white polka dots.

The Foundation continues to support the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters with a new grant of $50K, made through the Foundation’s national Access to Justice Fund.


2016 Access to Justice Fund Call for Applications

By Nathalie Noel | January 12, 2016

The Law Foundation of Ontario invites applications from non-profit organizations across Canada to the Access to Justice Fund (ATJF) for projects addressing legal needs of or relating to: Children and youth Consumers Public legal education, intake and referral Racialized groups…

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Changes to reporting of mixed trust accounts

By Nathalie Noel | November 24, 2015

Starting in 2016, those that operate a mixed trust account will no longer file a Form 1: Annual Report to The Law Foundation of Ontario, Form 2: Report on Opening a Mixed Trust Account and Form 3: Report on Closing a Mixed Trust Account.

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Youth-driven media educates and empowers about justice issues

By Nathalie Noel | November 2, 2015

Youth involved in Regent Park’s Youth & the Law TV Project were eager to learn about the legal issues that were affecting their lives.

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Julie Mathews receives 2015 Guthrie Award

By Nathalie Noel | November 2, 2015

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2015 Guthrie Award recipient is CLEO Executive Director Julie Mathews.

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Class Proceedings Fund welcomes new chair, Wendy Earle

By Nathalie Noel | October 5, 2015

The Class Proceedings Fund welcomes new chair, Wendy Earle and member, Scott C. Hutchison to its Class Proceedings Committee.

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Kirsti Mathers McHenry announced as Director of Policy and Programs

By Nathalie Noel | September 14, 2015

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce Kirsti Mathers McHenry has joined the organization as its Director of Policy and Programs.

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