NLGF 2022 Guild Grants Program

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:







California Central Valley Chapter

Idaho Chapter

More information: Check out the Information Session video which gives insight on how to prepare a competitive proposal and answers frequently asked questions.