grants awarded

In addition to our core expenditures for law libraries, the Community Legal Information Association (CLIA), legal education coordinator, and scholarships, the Law Foundation has been pleased to provide funding support for projects that have included:

  • PEI Family Violence Prevention Services:  To develop a video on shelter services geared to newcomers. Read More
  • PEI Chapter of the Hard of Hearing Association:  Funding in 2017 and 2018 to pilot the introduction of assistive hearing devices in legal environments. Read More
  • CLIA: To organize a "Family Access to Justice Think Tank".
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  • The Cooper Institute:  Funded in 2016 and 2018 to develop information/education materials for migrant workers on PEI.
  • Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward Island:  To expand their current Caregiver education series to include module and webinar on Legal Planning and Dementia Read More
  • PEI Human Rights Commission: Multi-year funding towards the development of education materials and the delivery of education on human rights principles in Island schools.

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  • CLIA:  To hire a coordinator for the course "The Best Interests of the Children in Custody and Access". Read More
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  • PEI Association for Community Living:  To deliver "Wills and Estates" workshops  across the province.
  • East Coast Environmental Law: For an enivronmental law workshop and report. Read More
  • Collaborative Law of PEI: Collaborative interdisciplinary training for lawyers, accountants and mental health professionals.
  • East Prince Women’s Coalition: Funding provided to assist the Coalition for the provision of public legal education in the Prince County region in the areas of social justice and access to legal aid for family law.

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

The Law Foundation supports students by providing scholarships. Currently we provide yearly scholarships to:

  • 2017 Centennial Scholarship Recipients UNB Read More
  • 2017/18 Dalhousie Schulich School of Law Read More
  • 2018 Holland College Legal Administration Awards Read More

For more information on scholarship opportunities, please contact the relevant institution directly.