Law Foundation Grants Approved

  • April 01, 2016

The Board of Governors adjudicated the following grants at the March 5, 2016 meeting.

$4,925,000 was approved for the
following 28 continuing programs:

$2,955,000
LEGAL SERVICES SOCIETY
Legal Information and Legal
Assistance Program

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 Program

$425,000
WEST COAST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION
Programs and the Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund

$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

$20,000
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
Native Law Centre

$60,000
LAW FOUNDATION GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS

Legal advocacy programs for the following groups:

$85,000
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS SOCIETY OF SOUTHEAST BC

$75,000
ATIRA WOMEN’S RESOURCE SOCIETY

$75,000
BATTERED WOMEN’S SUPPORT SERVICES

$75,000
BC CENTRE FOR ELDER ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT

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

$75,000
MAPLE RIDGE/PITT MEADOWS COMMUNITY SERVICES

$75,000
NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

$75,000
QUESNEL TILLICUM SOCIETY

$75,000
SHARE FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

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

$75,000
TERRACE AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY

$60,000
UPPER SKEENA COUNSELLING & LEGAL ASSISTANCE SOCIETY

$590,000 was approved for the following five grants:

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

$175,000
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTRE SOCIETY, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
Environmental Law Centre Clinic Program

$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

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