Alberta Law Foundation
The Alberta Law Foundation funds programs and services that improve Albertans’ knowledge of their legal rights and responsibilities, conduct legal research, propose law reforms, and enable Albertans to effectively exercise their rights under the law. Together with grantees, we are fulfilling our mission to build a better justice community in
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Home — Alberta Law Foundation
(3 days ago) The Alberta Law Foundation (ALF) funds over 40 programs and services that improve Albertans' knowledge of their legal rights and responsibilities, conduct research and propose law reforms, and enable Albertans to effectively exercise their rights under the law.
How to Apply — Alberta Law Foundation
(9 days ago) Establishing, maintaining, and operating law libraries. Contributing to the legal education and knowledge of the people of Alberta and providing programs and facilities for those purposes. Providing assistance to native people's legal programs, student legal aid programs, and programs of like nature.
Mission and Vision
(1 days ago) Alberta Law Foundation is an independent non-profit organization. It is not a registered charity. The Foundation receives the interest which banks, credit unions, trust companies, and treasury branches pay on clients' funds held in lawyers' pooled trust accounts.
Final Report on Remote Legal Services to Low-Income
(8 days ago) The Alberta Law Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of Remote Legal Services to Low-Income Albertans: Challenges and Best Practices. The report was developed based on feedback from the Bridging the Gaps group and extensive online research and interviews. The report includes: Silver linings of the transition to remote legal service delivery during the pandemic
Grants 2021/22 — Alberta Law Foundation
(4 days ago) Grants Awarded April 2021 to March 2022. Public legal education. Alberta Workers’ Health Centre - $168,000 Work Plays Schools Program - Dramatic presentations to school audiences about employment and workplace safety law.. Legal Resource Centre - $606,000 Print and web-based public legal education and information resources; legal referrals and presentations to the public.
Board and Staff — Alberta Law Foundation
(8 days ago) The Alberta Law Foundation Board of Directors meets regularly to decide on grant applications and policy matters regarding the general administration of the Foundation's affairs, including the collection and investment of funds. Appointed by the Minister of Justice & Solicitor General: Aleem Dhanani, BComm, MBA, ICD.D, Calgary. Kevin Mark, Edmonton
2020 Funding Guideline Letter and COVID-19, March 20, 2020
(4 days ago) Friday, March 20, 2020 . Dear Grantees and Stakeholders, Re: Annual Funding Guideline. At this time of year, the Alberta Law Foundation usually reviews its current and projected financial position with a view to providing guidance to new and returning grant applicants about the funds available for grants in the coming year.
ALF Offices Closed on September 30th for the National Day
(8 days ago) The Alberta Law Foundation will be closed on September 30th to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This federal statutory holiday was one of the 94 Calls to Action from the 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report. It is …
Stephanie L. Dobson Named Board Chair Effective April 2
(1 days ago) The Alberta Law Foundation is pleased to announce that Stephanie L. Dobson has been designated Chair of the board of the Foundation, effective April 2, 2020. Ms. Dobson is a Collaborative Divorce lawyer, Family Mediator and proprietor of Henka Divorce Law …
Special Contribution to Legal Aid Alberta
(5 days ago) The Alberta Law Foundation was created in 1973 under the Alberta Legal Profession Act. It receives the interest paid by financial institutions on lawyers’ pooled trust accounts in Alberta. In addition to its mandate to contribute to the costs of the legal aid plan, the Foundation provides grants to non-profit organizations to support programs