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New project helps Ontarians find à la carte family law services

February 20, 2019

Ontarians dealing with a family law issue now have a new resource to find legal help. The Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project is an unprecedented, private-bar driven collaboration…

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Nominate an outstanding access to justice leader

February 20, 2019

Nominations for the Guthrie Award are being accepted until May 10, 2019. See the Guthrie Award webpage for details on the streamlined nomination process.

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$400K granted to new projects to improve legal help for people in rural communities

February 20, 2019

Long travel distances, lack of transportation, and limited Internet and cell services are some of the unique challenges that people living in rural areas face when they need to access…

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We’re hiring a Director of Policy and Programs

February 5, 2019

The Law Foundation of Ontario seeks a strategic leader to fill the full–time position of Director of Policy and Programs. Visit this webpage to see the full job posting.

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Nonprofit leaders looking to further their careers and causes are encouraged to apply for a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship

January 28, 2019

The call for applications for the Foundation’s Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 academic terms is now open.

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2019 Responsive grants call for applications

January 16, 2019

New this year is a second level of Major granting, allowing up to $250K to accommodate unique and transformative projects that have the potential for large scale impact.

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Mary Birdsell Guthrie Award celebration

November 7, 2018

Family, friends, and colleagues gathered October 30, 2018 to celebrate The Law Foundation of Ontario’s 2018 Guthrie Award recipient: Mary Birdsell. Ms Birdsell is Executive Director of Justice for Children…

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20 leading access to justice organizations receive core funding through new Catalyst program

October 31, 2018

Ontario’s nonprofit justice sector got stronger this week. Twenty of the province’s leading access to justice organizations received a Catalyst grant from The Law Foundation of Ontario. Catalyst is the…

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Mary Birdsell receives 2017 Guthrie Award

October 1, 2018

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2018 Guthrie Award recipient is children’s rights advocate, Mary Birdsell.

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New resources: about the parole process and navigating family court

September 19, 2018

Two new resources help answer questions about the parole process and navigating family court when leaving an abusive relationship.

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