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Grants To Increase Legal Education Accessibility

Mar 09, 2019 at 09:00 am by Amanda Lai

Grant Opportunity: Access Group's Legal Education Diversity Pipeline Grant supports projects that conduct effective interventions at the post-secondary, law-school transition, and the law-school stages of the educational pipeline in order to improve access to legal education. Access Group has a particular interest in projects focusing on students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Projects may address the issue of legal education access on a national or local level. 

Eligibility: Law schools that are members of Access Group as well as 501(c)(3) nonprofit and public organizations are eligible to apply. 

Grant Period: Applicants must propose a grant period of performance between 6 months and 24 months.  

Grant Amount: Individual awards will be between $25,000 and $125,000.  

Important Dates: 

  • March 31, 2019: Deadline for letters of intent
  • May 31, 2019: Notification Date for Access Group Decision to Submit Full Proposal 

For more information: For more information, please visit the Access Group website for a full RFP. A presentation about the grant can be found here.  

Brockport Research Institute is a NYS certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation,  professional development, and project management services. For questions or more information on this or any other grant opportunity, please contact us at or call Sara Silverstone at (585) 703-5400.