The Impact Fund awards grants to U.S. legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and/or small law firms who seek to advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and/or poverty law.
a) Social Justice: Provides grants and legal support to assist in human and civil rights cases;
b) Environmental Justice: Provides grants to support impact litigation for environmental justice, with a focus on marginalized communities;
c) Economic Justice: Provides financial and other forms of support to cases fighting for economic justice.
1. Recoverable grants to lawyers, law firms, and nonprofit organizations involved in impact litigation;
2. One particular case; occasionally a series of cases bound by a common strategy may be funded;
3. Civil rights, human rights, anti-poverty, and environmental justice cases that will affect a marginalized group.
The grants are within the range of US$10,000 to US$25,000.
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The Impact Fund reviews grant requests four times per year.
Spring 2020 deadlines:
a) LOIs due January 14, 2020;
b) Applications due February 11, 2020.
For more information, please visit https://www.impactfund.org/about-legal-case-grants/