Illinois Equal Justice Foundation

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit that distributes state funding appropriated through the Illinois Attorney General to support not-for-profit legal aid programs.
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Primary geographic focus: Illinois
Organization type(s): Funder
Tags: Funding: State & Local

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF), a 501 c 3 tax exempt organization, distributes funding appropriated by the State to support not-for-profit legal aid programs. The funding for the IEJF, which comes through an appropriation through the Office of the Attorney General, directly helps families in crisis, victims of domestic violence and seniors facing abuse and financial exploitation.



State needs to fund civil legal aid services

Gery J. Chico, Leslie Corbett
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)
May 27, 2017
Tens of thousands of Illinoisans cannot afford the legal help they need when facing potentially life-changing situations — leaving many to navigate these complex situations on their own.

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New program provides legal aid to veterans

Andrew Feather
WSIL-TV (Harrisburg, IL)
November 10, 2017
Lloyd Karmeier, Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, says navigating the legal system can be hard, and making sure that those who served in the military got the help they need was a priority.

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