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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.

What We Do

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Sources of Revenue

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Core Operating, Project and Small Grants

Our Mandatory Granting

Legal Aid Manitoba and The Law Society of Manitoba

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March 31, 2022 Small Grant Application Deadline

The next deadline for Small Grants Applications to the Manitoba Law Foundation is Thursday, March 31, 2022, with applications being considered by the Board of Directors in June 2022. The Foundation’s Board is inviting applications for Small Grant funding that further legal education, legal research, legal services/supports, and law reform activities that address and include: … Continue reading March 31, 2022 Small Grant Application Deadline

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Annual Report 2020-2021

Our 2020-2021 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it.

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Literature Review

The Manitoba Law Foundation is working to develop an evidence base for access to justice issues related to civil and family law experienced by Manitobans, and performance metrics to measure the performance of the justice system and related programs and initiatives. To inform this work, the Foundation engaged Prairie Research Associates Inc. to conduct a … Continue reading Literature Review

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Annual Report 2019-2020

Our 2019-2020 Annual Report is now available for download. Click the image to read it in PDF form or download and print it.

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Special Granting Initiative News

For Immediate Release:  The Manitoba Law Foundation is pleased to announce today that three organisations will benefit from a total of just over $600,000 in Special Granting Initiative funding to support their efforts to enhance access, and remove systemic barriers, to justice in Manitoba. First Nations Family Advocate Office of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs … Continue reading Special Granting Initiative News

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Upcoming October 2020 Project & Small Grant Application Deadlines

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 2020. Small Grants support small, one-time, distinct law-related … Continue reading Upcoming October 2020 Project & Small Grant Application Deadlines