The NLGF works to promote human rights and the rights of ecosystems over property interests through public education and grants to legal projects engaged in the defense of political and civil rights. To advance this mission, the NLGF awards one-time grants up to $7,500 each to selected NLG entities for educational campaigns and programs to increase capacity, promote membership, and build the Guild.
2022 Grant Recipients:
NLG Cascadia Chapter to conduct Know Your Rights trainings and “Train the Trainer” events
NLG Chicago Chapter for board retreats, recruitment, and mentorship activities
NLG-Colorado Chapter to create a report on police surveillance and abuse of protesters
NLG – Harvard Law School Chapter for reproductive justice teach-ins and trainings
NLG International Committee for the International People’s Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades & Economic Coercive Measures
NLG Loyola University New Orleans College of Law to support the Angola Prison Project
NLG-Mass Chapter to support the Litigation Committee
NLG-SFBA Chapter for the NLG Bay Area Immigration Court Observation Program to develop a website and webinar to share resources for court monitoring
University of Arizona NLG Student Chapter to support abolitionist political education and Movement Lawyer Symposium
Past grant recipients:
More information: Check out the Information Session video which gives insight on how to prepare a competitive proposal and answers frequently asked questions.