About The Manitoba Law Foundation
The Manitoba Law Foundation exists under The Legal Profession Act to fund programs that benefit Manitobans in the following areas: legal education, legal research, legal aid services, law reform, and the development and maintenance of law libraries. Our main source of revenue is the interest payable on funds held in Manitoba lawyers’ pooled trust accounts in financial institutions across the province.
In response to the COVID-19 virus, Foundation staff are working remotely and available via email.
Please see our Board and Staff page for staff email addresses.
What We Do
from the Manitoba Law Foundation
The next deadlines for applications to the Manitoba Law Foundation for Project Grants and Small Grants are fast approaching. Applications are due on or before October 1st for Project Grants and on or before October 31st for Small Grants, for consideration by the Board of Directors in December 2019. Small Grants support small, one-time, distinct law-related … Continue reading Upcoming October 2019 Project Grant and Small Grant Application Deadlines→
The Board of Directors of The Manitoba Law Foundation is pleased to welcome Erin Wilcott as its new Executive Director. Erin takes over the helm of the Foundation from Karen Dyck, who has recently been appointed as Chief Appeal Commissioner at The Appeal Commission. Erin brings to the Foundation a wealth of legal profession experience. … Continue reading Introducing our new Executive Director!→
This spring, the Foundation is marking a number of transitions in its human resources. In June, long time Accounting Services Manager Helen O’Connor is leaving the Foundation after more than 20 years in that position. Helen was first retained by Executive Director Bill Greenaway in the mid-1990s, after wrapping up her career with Price Waterhouse … Continue reading Bidding Farewell to Helen O’Connor→
This is a season of change at The Manitoba Law Foundation. The Foundation’s long-serving Accounting Services Manager, Helen O’Connor is preparing to transition out of her role and is training her successor, Donna Frame, who joined the Foundation on May 1, 2019. Donna brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise in accounting, non-profits … Continue reading Welcoming our new Accounting Services Manager→
The next deadline for applications to the Manitoba Law Foundation for Small Grants is fast approaching. Applications are due on or before March 31, 2019, for consideration by the Board of Directors in June 2019. Small Grants support small, one-time, distinct law-related projects. To qualify as a Small Grant, a project must: have a total budget of up to but … Continue reading Next Small Grant Application Deadline is March 31, 2019→