The Alberta Law Foundation Board of Directors reviews grant applications throughout the fiscal year. At the final meeting of 2022-23 on March 20 and 21, the board approved 10 grants. In addition, 3 grants previously conditionally approved were allocated in March. The total amount allocated to these 13 grants is $9,279,256.
This brings the total amount of grants allocated in fiscal 2022-23 to over $19 million, the highest annual amount recorded in the Foundation’s history.
Grants allocated in March 2023 are the following:
LEGAL RESEARCH AND LAW REFORM
PUBLIC LEGAL EDUCATION
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES LEGAL PROGRAMS
- Indigenous Justice Centre Society of Alberta – $2,567,928
- Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge
- Community Directed Research and Learning – $626,316
- Child Welfare Scoping and Website Development Project – $60,000
COMMUNITY AND STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE
- Calgary Legal Guidance
- Volunteer lawyer clinic services – $3,092,000
- Enhanced Clinic Safety Measures Project – $19,600
- Central Alberta Legal Clinic Foundation
- Volunteer lawyer clinic services – $863,568
- Immigration Law Project – $85,308
- Alberta Rural Legal Assistance Initiative Project – $162,052
- Lethbridge Legal Guidance – $552,340
- Pro Bono Law Alberta – $286,556
- Student Legal Assistance, University of Calgary – $548,028
To stay current on the latest Foundation grants awarded, visit this page on our website.