The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation funds programs that are broad in reach and scope.


To view DRAFT guidelines for fiscal year 2018, please click here.  Public comments accepted May 15 – June 9, 2017.  Please email comments to Leslie Corbett at Final guidelines will be posted by June 30, 2017.


To view application forms for FY 17 grant requests, please click here.  Each funding category has its own application form. FY 18 applications will be posted by June 30, 2016.


To download the Mid-year report form for Fiscal Year 2017 Grants, click here.

Grant Recipients

See the IEJF’s 2015 Grants List for grants funded via the state appropriation for civil legal aid.  The state has not funded this appropriation since FY 15.   See Consumer Fund Grants for 2017 grants funded through settlement funds awarded by Attorney Lisa Madigan.