Applications for Impact Fund Now Open in the US
Applications for Impact Fund are now open to award recoverable grants to legal services nonprofits, private attorneys, and small law firms who seek to advance justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and poverty law.
Social Justice: The impact fund provides grants and legal support to assist in human and civil rights cases. They have helped to change dozens of laws and win cases to improve the rights of thousands.
Environmental Justice: The impact fund provides grants to support impact litigation for environmental justice, with a focus on marginalized communities. These are often cases no one else will support.
Economic Justice: The impact fund provides financial and other forms of support to cases fighting for economic justice. From workers’ rights to consumer protection for vulnerable populations, impact litigation is a powerful tool to hold corporations accountable.
They award grants four times per year, most within the range of US$10,000 to US$50,000.
Are you looking for funding for a specific case?
Are you a lawyer, or do you work for a law firm or a nonprofit legal organization?
Does your case target a social, economic, or environmental injustice?
Is your case a class action, or will it have a systemic impact in another way?
Are you willing to repay your grant if you recover fees/costs at the end of your case?
Are you seeking funding for out-of-pocket litigation expenses?
For more information, visit https://www.impactfund.org/about-legal-case-grants/