SPONSOR PREFERENCES 2015
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 2015 have expressed interest in the following specific substantive issues and geographic areas:
Geographic Areas: Atlanta, Boston, California (Central Valley, LA, San Diego, Sacramento, and SF Bay Area), Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Florida, Minnesota (Twin Cities), New Jersey (especially Newark), Ohio, Texas, Virginia(Northern)/Washington, DC
Issue Areas: Veterans’ rights; immigration; human trafficking (Houston); healthcare and medical-legal partnerships; economic opportunity/job creation (Silicon Valley); issues affecting the elderly, especially neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, MS, and Parkinson's (Boston); children’s rights and education; consumer protection; mortgage fraud; children, education, and community building (Orlando, FL and Bristol, CT); rural populations
In addition, there will almost certainly be funding available for fellowships hosted at the following organizations:
D.C. Access to Justice Commission organizations (Raise the Bar), Washington, DC
Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Nationwide
National Women’s Law Center(employment discrimination projects), Washington, DC
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 August 6, 2014