Grants Awarded April 2017 to March 2018

LEGAL RESEARCH AND LAW REFORM

Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre
Legal research and education on civil liberties and human rights$624,300
Strategic Planning Workshop$6,897

Alberta Law Reform Institute$828,000
Research into law and the administration of justice and proposing law reform

Canadian Bar Association, Alberta$15,000
Legislative Review Officer – assists the Committee to review all bills prior to first reading and summarize bills passing through the Legislature

Canadian Institute Of Resources Law$204,945
Legal research, education and publication activities

Canadian Research Institute For Law And The Family$470,724
Legal research, education and publication activities

Centre For Constitutional Studies
Legal research, education and publication activities – $359,127
Vriend Symposium Project – $12,000

Environmental Law Centre
Environmental Bill of Rights Project – $116,765
Climate Change Project – $117,580
Habitat Protection Project – $102,730

LAW LIBRARIES

Alberta Law Libraries – $1,200,000
Maintenance of Alberta Law Libraries collections

PUBLIC LEGAL EDUCATION

Alberta Seventh Step Society$146,764
Education in the schools about the criminal justice system from the viewpoint of the ex-offender

Alberta Workers’ Health Centre$194,000
Work Plays Program – dramatic presentations to school audiences about Employment and Workplace Health and Safety law

Calgary Chinese Community Service Association$75,470
Law & Advocacy Project

Canadian Bar Association, Alberta$35,700
Law Day 2018 – partial funding for public legal education events held across the province

Legal Resource Centre$588,000
Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals and presentations to the public

Portage College, Lac La Biche – $67,885
Provision of public legal education workshops

Workers’ Resource Centre
Public Legal Education Program – $85,347
Case Work Program – $160,458

NATIVE PEOPLES LEGAL PROGRAMS

Native Counselling Services of Alberta
BearPaw Media Productions – $119,371
BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre – $345,238

University of Saskatchewan, Native Law Centre$20,000
Indigenous Custom Adoption Project

COMMUNITY AND STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Calgary Legal Guidance
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; Homeless Outreach program; related administration costs – $2,263,000
Server Project – $27,268

Central Alberta Legal Clinic Foundation
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs – $511,100
Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre Project – $80,315
Moving Costs Project – $26,232

Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Society$151,402
Provision of legal information, assistance and referral in Red Deer and surrounding communities

Crowsnest Pass Women’s Resource And Crisis Centre$21,850
Legal information, support and referral services

Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Volunteer lawyer clinic services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs – $1,370,894
Grande Prairie Legal Guidance (volunteer lawyer clinic services; information and referral; public legal education) – $66,967
Family Law Project (volunteer lawyer clinic services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education) – $470,535
Family Law Booklets Printing Project – $8,312
Moving Costs Project – $159,028

Elizabeth Fry Society, Calgary
Calgary Adult and Youth Court Program – information, referral and support to persons in Adult and Youth Criminal Courts in Calgary – $119,082
Regional Court Project – information, referral and support to persons in Adult and Youth Criminal Courts in regions surrounding Calgary – $71,309

Elizabeth Fry Society, Edmonton
Edmonton Adult Court program – information, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Provincial Court;
Edmonton Youth Court Program – information, referral and support to persons in Edmonton Youth and Family Court;
Volunteer lawyer clinic at the Edmonton Institution for Women; Satellite
Court #1 program in St Albert, Stony Plain and Morinville; and Satellite
Court #2 program in Fort Saskatchewan and Sherwood Park Satellite – $310,593
Court #3 project in Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Ponoka Satellite – $74,200
Court #4 project in Red Deer – $64,136

Lethbridge Legal Guidance$379,170
Volunteer lawyer clinical services; follow-up legal advice and representation; public legal education, information and referral; related administration costs

Pro Bono Law Alberta$210,544
Partial funding of operations costs to assist delivery of pro bono legal services

Student Legal Assistance, University of Calgary – $390,605
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students

Student Legal Services of Edmonton$436,842
Provision of legal information and assistance to the community by law students, including Pro Bono Students Canada at the University of Alberta

University of Alberta, Faculty of Law$9,745
Indigenous Law Students Association Speaker Series

University of Calgary, Faculty Of Law, Pro Bono Students Canada$31,290
Funding for student coordination of volunteer programs

Women’s Centre of Calgary$37,797
Legal Clinic Volunteer Coordinator

Grants 2020-2021

Grants 2019-2020

Grants 2018-2019

Grants 2017-2018

Grants 2016-2017

Grants 2015-2016

Grants 2014-2015