SPONSOR PREFERENCES 2016
We have sponsors who will consider top-quality projects in locations all across the country addressing the full range of civil legal issues and some criminal justice issues faced by low-income and other vulnerable populations. Sponsors confirmed for 2016 have expressed interest in the following specific substantive issues and geographic areas:
Geographic Areas: Boston, California (Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Mateo, Silicon Valley), Florida, New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington DC.
Issue Areas: Medical-Legal Partnerships (Boston, Los Angeles, Minnesota); School-based immigration projects (California, Texas); Education and job training (Framingham, MA); Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM); Morgage foreclosure; Consumer rights; Education and youth issues; Rural issues (particularly California); Veterans' rights (particularly DC, New York, California and Houston); Human trafficking (particularly DC, New York, California and Houston); LGBTQ issues (New York City); Transactional projects (Silicon Valley); Immigration projects (particularly in Karnes City or Dilley, TX); Foster children or foster care system projects; Access to food projects (particularly in Worchester, MA).
D.C. Access to Justice Commission organizations (Raise the Bar), Washington, DC
Florida Bar Foundation grantees, Florida
Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Nationwide
This list is intended to provide a snapshot of likely sponsor interest and does not represent the only areas that will be considered for funding.
Every year, high-quality projects are funded by sponsors who have not expressed a particular geographic or issue area interest. Equal Justice Works always welcomes applications from all parts of the country and all qualified host organizations.
We will update the sponsor preferences list as more information becomes available from our sponsors. Check our website periodically for updates. Click here to read more about sponsor preferences.
SUBSTANTIVE ISSUE PREFERENCES
The following substantive issue preferences are areas that we traditionally see funded:
Download our application guide for more details about the process.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Updated March 18, 2015