Law Foundation Invites Applications for Child Protection Clinic / Resource Centre

The Law Foundation of British Columbia has designated funds of up to $250,000 for the creation of a Child Protection Clinic/Resource Centre for British Columbia.  This fund has been made possible by a grant from the Attorney General to support legal clinics for fiscal year 2019-2020. Applications must be submitted to the Law Foundation no …

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Law Foundation Establishes Major Projects Initiative

The Law Foundation of BC has established a 2019 Major Projects Initiative to support innovative initiatives that have the goal of achieving a significant impact in enhancing justice and access to justice in British Columbia. Projects must be time limited, but can last for up to 3 years, and the Law Foundation is particularly interested …

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Law Foundation Turns 50

 In 1969, the foundation had income of $50,000 and issued its first grant of $5,000 (to the Legal Services Society). By way of contrast, in 2018, 268 applications for funding were assessed and over $33.4 million in funding was approved for 77 continuing programs and 141 other grants (27 project, 42 on-track, and 70 other …

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Grants Approved in November 2018

The Board of Governors of the Law Foundation of BC met in November 2018 and approved funding for a number of continuing programs and initiatives. Outgoing Chair Eileen Vanderburgh is pleased to announce that funding totalling $15,991,550 was approved for the following 50 programs and initiatives. Continuing Programs Funding totalling $6,235,000 was approved for the …

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Welcome to Our New Website

At the Law Foundation of BC, we’re pleased to launch our new website. The new site features streamlined access to information on funding opportunities, greater profile for the work of programs funded by the Foundation, and a clean, modern layout. The site design is responsive, so it displays well on mobile devices. Many thanks to Affinity …

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Graduate Fellowships 2019

The Law Foundation Graduate Fellowships are adjudicated once per year by the Fellowships & Research Committee of the Law Foundation. Graduate Fellowships for the 2019/2020 academic year will be adjudicated in March 2019. The application deadline is January 4, 2019. For details on how to submit an application, see the Graduate Fellowships page.

Grants Approved in June 2018

The Board of Governors of the Law Foundation of BC met on June 23, 2018 and approved funding for a number of continuing programs and projects. Chair Eileen Vanderburgh is pleased to announce that funding totalling $8,611,000 was approved for the following 62 continuing programs and projects. Continuing Programs Funding totalling $5,280,000 was approved for …

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Legal Research Fund

The Law Foundation of BC has established a fund of $100,000 per year to support legal research in British Columbia. The purpose of the Initiative is to support legal research projects that “advance the knowledge of law, social policy, and the administration of justice.” To learn details on deadlines and how to submit a funding …

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Grants Approved in March 2018

The Board of Governors of the Law Foundation of BC met on March 10, 2018 and approved funding for a number of continuing programs and projects. Chair Eileen Vanderburgh is pleased to announce that funding totalling $7,404,000 was approved for the following 50 continuing programs and projects. Continuing Programs Funding totalling $5,858,000 was approved for …

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