Law Foundation Grants Approved

  • April 01, 2015

The following grants were adjudicated at the March 7, 2015 Board of Governors’ meeting.

Funding totalling $5,000,000 was approved for the following 29 continuing programs:

COMMUNITY LEGAL ASSISTANCE SOCIETY
$870,000 Major Programs
$60,000 David Mossop QC, Public Interest Articling Fellowship

$450,000
BC PUBLIC INTEREST ADVOCACY CENTRE

Social and Regulatory Justice Programs

$425,000
WEST COAST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION

Programs and EDRF

$415,000
ACCESS PRO BONO SOCIETY OF BC

Major Programs

$360,000
BC LAW INSTITUTE

Program Grant

$330,000
PEOPLE’S LAW SCHOOL SOCIETY

Major Programs

$225,000
TENANT RESOURCE AND ADVISORY CENTRE SOCIETY

Tenants’ Legal Advocacy Program

$190,000
JUSTICE EDUCATION SOCIETY OF BC

Major Programs

$175,000
WEST COAST LEAF ASSOCIATION

Litigation and Law Reform Program

$160,000
MEDIATE BC SOCIETY

Major Programs

$125,000
WEST COAST DOMESTIC WORKERS’ ASSOCIATION

Legal Advocacy Program

$90,000
POVNET SOCIETY

PovNet Program

$85,000
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS SOCIETY OF SOUTHEAST BC

Travelling Poverty Law Advocate Program

$75,000
ATIRA WOMEN’S RESOURCE SOCIETY

Legal Advocacy Program

$75,000
BATTERED WOMEN’S SUPPORT SERVICES

Legal Advocacy Program

$75,000
BC CENTRE FOR ELDER ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT

Legal Advocacy Program

$75,000
DZE L K’ANT FRIENDSHIP CENTRE SOCIETY

Legal Advocacy Program

$75,000
MAPLE RIDGE/PITT MEADOWS COMMUNITY SERVICES

Poverty Law Advocacy Program

$75,000
NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

North Shore Legal Advocacy Program

$75,000
QUESNEL TILLICUM SOCIETY

Legal Advocacy Program

$75,000
SHARE FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Poverty Law Advocacy Program

SOURCES COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY
$75,000 Legal Information and Advocacy Program
$75,000 Poverty Law Advocacy Program

$75,000
TERRACE AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY

Poverty Law Advocacy Program

$75,000
VANCOUVER ISLAND NORTH WOMEN’S RESOURCE SOCIETY

Advocacy Services Centre Program

$60,000
UPPER SKEENA COUNSELLING & LEGAL ASSISTANCE SOCIETY

Advocacy Program

$20,000
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWANb

Native Law Centre

$60,000
LAW FOUNDATION GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS

Alison Yule
Anna Fitzgerald
Brian Bird
Christopher Albinati
Helene Love
Kathryn Thomson


Funding totalling $415,000 was approved for the following four grants:

$200,000
BC CENTRE FOR ELDER ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT
Elder Law Clinic

$75,000
VERNON WOMEN’S TRANSITION HOUSE SOCIETY

North Okanagan Legal Advocacy Program

$75,000
WATARI RESEARCH ASSOCIATION

System Negotiator Program

$65,000
WACHIAY FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

Wachiay Advocacy Outreach Program


Funding totalling $27,500 was approved for the following grant:

$27,500
JUSTICE EDUCATION SOCIETY OF BC

Schools Program Needs Assessment

For details of all programs and projects that received funding, please visit lawfoundationbc.org.