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
SUMMER STUDENT OPPORTUNITY – FULL TIME POSITION Application Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2019 The Manitoba Law Foundation is a non-profit foundation that funds law and justice-related programs in: legal education; legal research; law reform; legal aid services; and development and maintenance of law libraries. The Foundation’s revenue is primarily from the interest on funds held … Continue reading We’re hiring a Summer Student!
The Manitoba Law Foundation’s Board of Directors met in early December to consider applications received in the most recent granting cycle. The Board had determined at their September 2018 meeting to set aside up to $1.4 million for discretionary granting, including offering an increase of 15% to current recipients of core funding grants. The Board … Continue reading Board Approves Grant Applications for 2019/2020 Totaling over $1.2 Million
The Manitoba Law Foundation, last December, made a project grant to Manitoba Law Library, Inc. (MLL) to fund the development and implementation of an online library catalog for MLL’s collection of materials held in the Great Library at the Law Courts Complex in Winnipeg. We are pleased to see that the catalog has now gone … Continue reading Access to Knowledge, Access to Justice