The Law Society Charity has announced that the next application closing date for its grant making programme is the 11th March 2016.
The Law Society Charity was set up in 1974 by the Law Society as a charitable fund. The Charity provides grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 to voluntary sector organisations for projects that:
- Promote human rights
- Provide access to justice
- Legal education.
Priority is particularly given to projects that promote the needs of excluded, under-represented or disadvantaged groups and minorities.
Organisations supported in the past include:
Youth Net which received funding towards the development of information to young people via alternative communication tools and the Legal Action Group (LAG) which received funding towards the development of LAG’s monthly magazine Legal Action.