March 1, 2017 – The Wisconsin Law Foundation is seeking applications for grants to promote greater public understanding of the law or improve the administration of justice in Wisconsin.
The Truman Q. McNulty Grants offer up to $2,000 to charitable or educational programs or projects for 2017.
Programs or projects are sought that directly affect Wisconsin residents, and include educational programs that promote public understanding of the law, improvement of the administration of justice, or another law-related public service project.
Submit applications no later than April 7.
About the Foundation
The Wisconsin Law Foundation is the charitable arm of the State Bar and has distributed thousands of dollars in grants to support law-related education and public service programs statewide on behalf of the legal profession since 1996.
Educating the Public
Past grants supported projects to educate the public on health care reform, guide pro se litigants through bankruptcy issues, assist Spanish-speaking residents in understanding family court issues, and provide prevention and intervention assistance to first-time juvenile offenders in teen court programs.
“The Wisconsin Law Foundation is proud to bestow grants to programs that truly epitomize the basis upon which the foundation is built – to promote the public’s understanding of the law and to improve the administration of justice,” says Foundation Past President Mark Pennow. “We commend these organizations for their efforts.”
A fully chartered 501(c)3 organization, the Foundation sponsors State Bar public education programs and initiatives, including the Wisconsin State High School Mock Trial Tournament and Our Courts Program through the general grants fund, and administers statewide grants through the Truman Q. McNulty Grants.
How to Apply
Grant applications must be received by 5 p.m. on April 7, 2017.
To apply, visit WisBar.org or contact Beth Drake at (608) 250-6171 or (800) 444-9404, ext. 6171.
Applicants will be notified by May 31, 2017.
Learn more about past recipients.