Vision, Mission & Mandate

Vision

Advancing justice through access, knowledge and understanding

Mission

The Manitoba Law Foundation commits to advancing legal knowledge, fostering excellence within the legal profession and facilitating community understanding of the justice system. The MLF funds programs and initiatives that promote and enhance these commitments.

Mandate

The Manitoba Law Foundation is a not for profit foundation established under The Legal Profession Act. The Foundation is the recipient of the interest on lawyers’ mixed trust accounts, and uses those funds to provide grants to organizations. The objects of the Foundation are set out in the legislation and are to encourage and promote:

  • legal education
  • legal research
  • law reform
  • legal aid services; and
  • the development and maintenance of law libraries.

Organizations may apply to the Foundation for project or program grants relating to these objectives. The Foundation does not fund individual legal cases or for-profit enterprises. Applications must be in the form approved by the Foundation. For more information about applying for grants and submission deadlines, please refer to the “How to Apply” section of the website.

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Who We Are... The Manitoba Law Foundation is a not for profit foundation which funds law and justice related programs that benefit the public in the following areas: legal education, legal research, law reform, legal aid services; and the development and maintenance of law libraries. Our revenue comes primarily from the interest on the funds held in Manitoba lawyers’ pooled trust accounts maintained in financial institutions.