Feb. 20, 2013 – The Wisconsin Law Foundation (WLF) is soliciting applications, by April 5, for grants of up to $2,000 for Fiscal Year 2014, from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. Requests must support charitable or educational programs that promote public understanding of the law, the improvement of administration of justice, or another law-related public service.
“The Foundation’s mission is to make a difference through law-related programs that educate and serve the public,” says Mark Pennow, Grants Committee chair. “During the current fiscal year, the Foundation made grants to programs and projects that educate the public on health care reform, guide pro se litigants through bankruptcy issues, help Spanish-speaking residents understand family court issues, offer prevention and intervention assistance to first-time juvenile offenders through two new teen court programs, and support the State Bar-sponsored Mock Trial Program. The Foundation is proud to support programs that directly affect Wisconsin residents, and the committee looks forward to offering another round of grants this year.
About the Foundation
The Wisconsin Law Foundation is a charitable and educational arm of the State Bar of Wisconsin that serves to promote public understanding of the law, improvement of the administration of justice and other law-related public service through funding of innovative and creative programs that improve the vision of the American justice system.
Grant Application Process
The WLF reviews grant applications each spring. Requests for grants up to $2,000 must submitted by April 5, 2013. Download grant application guidelines. For more information contact org bdrake wisbar Beth Drake at (800) 444-9404, ext. 6171.