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The call for applications for the Foundation’s Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship (CLJF) for the 2018/2019 or 2019/2020 academic terms is now open. The CLJF gives nonprofit leaders the opportunity to further their careers and their causes through a paid fellowship.
For close to 45 years, The Law Foundation of Ontario and Ontario’s law schools have been partners in helping to advance access to justice. The Foundation’s latest annual report focuses on this partnership and, in particular, the ways that the Foundation’s leadership and granting have supported law students to serve the public, bringing tangible legal help to people in our communities.
The Responsive grants program enables the Foundation to fund ideas generated by nonprofit community groups to improve access to justice. Each year the program includes one round of major grants (up to $100,000) and two rounds of small grants (up to $15,000).
Family, friends, and colleagues gathered December 5, 2017 to help present Professor Reem Bahdi with the Foundation’s signature Guthrie Award.
The Class Proceedings Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Barton to its Class Proceedings Committee. Ms Barton is a partner at Gowling WLG based in Toronto and has extensive expertise in complex commercial litigation matters, class action defence, professional liability defence, and in trademark and copyright disputes.
The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to release Access to Justice Fund 2017, a new report that highlights the impact that the Access to Justice Fund (ATJF) is having…
This summer job opportunity showed me what pursing law might look like, and the many options that law offers. It was an amazing experience, and I’m very grateful to have…
A new evaluation by The Law Foundation of Ontario provides insights into how articling programs can increase access to justice for linguistic minorities and rural and remote residents.
The Law Foundation of Ontario recently made a grant to Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone, working closely with the Ontario Justice Education Network, for a project called the Youth Access…
Funded through The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Connecting Communities initiative, People 2 People Aid Organization, a small nonprofit founded by concerned individuals from the Toronto Ethiopian community, recently completed a legal training project using the traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony to share legal information about HIV and AIDS.