Funding

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and Community Legal Aid in Akron — continuously face tough decisions of who to help and who to turn away because of finite resources. The requests for help have...
Rising evictions and domestic violence are partly driving the skyrocketing demand for legal aid during the coronavirus pandemic, with groups anticipating a heavier caseload overall going forward and...
The COVID-19 outbreak has shaken Washington State, exposing and widening gaps between people with resources and those without, and challenges in gaining protections that federal and state governments...
Last month, Chief Justice Harold Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia declared a statewide judicial emergency, essentially grinding the wheels of justice to a temporary halt, except for matters...
Throughout Wisconsin and in Dane County, legal aid providers such as Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Legal Aid Society, Judicare, the Dane County Bar Association, as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin...
Legal aid received another $50 million boost in funding as part of the new economic stimulus bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, but while the measure is expected to stall in...
Legal Services Corporation President Ronald S. Flagg said COVID-19 hit legal aid programs and their clients with a "triple whammy" of shifting to remote work, growing requests for help, and shrinking...
House Democrats proposed more than $1 billion in additional spending to address the coronavirus outbreak in the nation’s prisons in a new relief bill unveiled Tuesday. The bill would also provide...
On May 1, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland was awarded $2.25 million by the Cleveland Foundation to support housing stability for low-income and vulnerable people. The new funds from the Cleveland...
In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Indianapolis Bar Foundation earlier this month implemented a new fund called the Crisis Empowerment Grant Program. The fund’s goal is to put...

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