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Grants Approved March 5, 2016

The Board of Governors of the Law Foundation of BC met on March 5, 2016 and approved funding for a number of continuing programs and projects. Chair Warren Milman is pleased to announce that funding totaling $5,455,000 was approved for the following 32 continuing programs and projects:

 


Grants Approved March 5, 2016 - Continuing Programs

Funding totaling $5,105,000 was approved for the following 29 continuing programs:
OrganizationProject TitleGrant Amount
Community Legal Assistance Society
Major Programs $870,000.00
BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre
Social and Regulatory Justice Program $450,000.00
West Coast Environmental Law Association
Programs and the Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund $425,000.00
Access Pro Bono Society of BC
Major Programs $415,000.00
BC Law Institute
Operating Expenses $360,000.00
People's Law School Society
Major Programs $330,000.00
Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre Society
Tenants' Legal Advocacy Program $225,000.00
Justice Education Society of BC
Major Programs $190,000.00
Environmental Law Centre Society, University of Victoria
Environmental Law Centre Clinic Program $175,000.00
West Coast LEAF Association
Litigation and Law Reform Program $175,000.00
Mediate BC Society
Major Programs $160,000.00
West Coast Domestic Workers' Association
Legal Advocacy Program $125,000.00
PovNet Society
PovNet Program $90,000.00
Community Connections Society of Southeast BC
Travelling Poverty Law Advocate Program $85,000.00
Atira Women's Resource Society
Legal Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Battered Women's Support Services
Legal Advocacy Program $75,000.00
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support
Legal Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Dze L K'ant Friendship Centre Society
Legal Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community ServicesPoverty Law Advocacy Program $75,000.00
North Shore Community Resources Society
North Shore Legal Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Quesnel Tillicum Society
Legal Advocacy Program $75,000.00
SHARE Family and Community Services
Poverty Law Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Sources Community Resources Society
Poverty Law Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Sources Community Resources Society
Legal Information and Advocacy Program
$75,000.00
Terrace and District Community Services Society
Poverty Law Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Wachiay Friendship Centre
Wachiay Advocacy Outreach Program $65,000.00
Community Legal Assistance Society
David Mossop QC, Public Interest Articling Fellowship $60,000.00
Upper Skeena Counselling & Legal Assistance Society
Advocacy Program $60,000.00
University of Saskatchewan
Native Law Centre $20,000.00

 


Grants Approved March 5, 2016 - Projects

Funding totaling $350,000 was approved for the following 3 grants:
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support
Elder Law Clinic $200,000.00
Vernon Women's Transition House Society
North Okanagan Legal Advocacy Program $75,000.00
Watari Research Association
System Negotiator Program $75,000.00