Public Interest Law Foundation
Posted by on December 8, 2008
Public Interest Law Foundation funds legal services
The Public Interest Law Foundation’s Community Grants Program will award grants to organizations providing legal services to communities in need. The grant program is guided by PILF’s commitment to supporting public-interest activities, including, but not limited to, reforming the criminal and civil justice systems; eradicating discrimination; expanding educational and economic opportunities; improving living standards; increasing citizen access to judicial, legislative, and administrative forums; and encouraging law students and the bar to devote greater resources to public-interest legal work.
PILF prefers to fund discrete projects that can be completed within a year or organizations seeking gap funding. PILF generally does not provide grants for standard operating expenses.
Both individuals and organizations are eligible for funding. Organizations should explain how the proposed project relates to their existing goals and projects. Individual applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to public-interest law.
Three to five grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 will be awarded. The deadline for proposals is January 12th. For more information, go here.
More in "Grant Opportunities"
- General support for orgs in Harleysville – Sep 1
- 2021 TD Ready Challenge: COVID learning loss – Aug 26
- Starling Collective, A Global Learning Community & Innovative Fellowship – Sep 1
Stay Current in Philly's Higher Education and Nonprofit Sector
We compile a weekly email with local events, resources, national conferences, calls for proposals, grant, volunteer and job opportunities in the higher education and nonprofit sectors.