In fiscal year 2020, the IEJF awarded grants totaling $1,330,106 to 21 non-profit organizations providing civil legal aid services across Illinois.  Click here to see the grant list.

Click here to see the most recent IL-AFLAN grant awards.

Call 855-452-3526 to speak to an attorney if you are a veteran, service member, national guard, reservist, spouse or dependent in need of civil legal aid.

Learn more about the IL AFLAN

We need your support!  Individuals & organizations throughout Illinois help us build a larger & more stable base of state funding for legal aid.  Learn how you can help.

From criminal expungements that put people back to work to helping people avoid homelessness, civil legal aid keeps local economies healthy and thriving. https://bit.ly/3eAy2W7

“I haven’t slept through a night since March. I wake up at three or four in the morning worried about what’s going to happen tomorrow.” The U.S. may soon face a tidal wave of evictions & civil legal aid is the first line of defense for renters. https://bit.ly/2AiWJYk

Collaborating in new ways. IEJF Exec Director @lcorbett_IEJF is featured in this piece from @stephvillinski in @CDLB on how the legal profession is supporting one another during COVID-19. https://bit.ly/3eo93Ft

In addition to preserving funding for civil legal aid, we also want to thank the IL General Assembly for including funding for the IL Armed Forces Legal Aid Network ($1.4M) & Cannabis Expungement ($1.6M) in the FY21 state budget. More Illinoisans will have access to justice!

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