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New funding available for ‘breakthrough’ family law ideas that advance access to justice

April 19, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario opened a new call for applications today to fund innovative legal projects in the area of family law through its national Access to Justice Fund. The call for applications includes one round for small grants, those under $15,000, and one round for major grants, those up to $250,000. The deadlines for applications are June 30, 2017 and October 2, 2017 respectively.

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Two new projects support innovative, youth-led tech solutions to justice problems

February 21, 2017

The Winkler Institute at Osgoode Hall Law School and Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone have each received a grant to examine the roles technology and innovation can play to improve access to justice for young people.

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Nominate an outstanding access to justice leader

February 8, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario is encouraging nominations for its signature Guthrie Award. Nominations of individuals who have a significant and proven track record of furthering access to justice are being accepted until April 17, 2017.

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Nonprofit leaders can further their careers and causes through Justice Fellowship

February 7, 2017

The call for applications for the Foundation’s Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2017/2018 or 2018/2019 academic terms is now open.

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Calls for applications now open for Responsive Grants

January 23, 2017

Calls for applications now open for Responsive Grants. Responsive Grants aim to encourage new ideas, innovations, 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.

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A marriage to make Ontario’s PLEI services stronger

December 16, 2016

The creation of LawConnect delivers more efficient and holistic legal education and information to service providers and the public.

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Bringing relief and “real life” legal help to families

December 16, 2016

Jin and Pro Bono Students Canada are on-hand to help individuals prepare their family law cases

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Seeing the people behind the justice system

December 16, 2016

Through Level’s Dare to Dream program, Thomas gives young students an inside and inspiring view of the justice system

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Advocating for the rights of young workers

December 16, 2016

Jenny and the Sudbury Workers Education and Advocacy Centre help workers understand and uphold their rights.

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2015 annual report: Putting people at the heart of justice

December 16, 2016

Putting people at the heart of justice. That’s both our newly adopted vision statement and the theme of our 2015 annual report. The report gives an overview of the Foundation’s…

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