Open Calls for Funding
Small Responsive Grants: next application due date is March 31, 2017.
Major Responsive Grants: next Letter of Intent due date is March 31, 2017.
Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships: next application due date is April 29, 2017.
The Foundation is committed to meeting community needs including the needs of the Francophone community. Applicants can communicate in French during the grants process and will receive direct French language services during this process.
Learn about our granting programs and how and when to apply:
Access to Justice Fund and cy-près
The Access to Justice Fund is a national granting program that benefits people across Canada. This Fund receives proceeds of class action lawsuits where judges have awarded some of the proceeds to the LFO through cy-près awards.
Responsive Grants Program
Non-profit organizations apply for funding under the Responsive Grants Program. The LFO uses this program to fund innovative ideas generated by community groups to improve access to justice.
Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships
Community Leadership in Justice Fellows are leading experts and innovators from public interest organizations. Each Fellow spends an extended period in residence at an Ontario law school or other post-secondary institution. They research, teach, and carry out other activities focused on access to justice.
Public Interest Articling Fellowships
About the Public Interest Articling Fellowships The Law Foundation of Ontario created the Public Interest Articling Fellowships Program (PIAF) to respond to: The public interest community’s growing need for assistance…