The IEJF administers grants funded by three distinct state appropriations.  Click below for the most recent awards.

Civil legal aid grants
IL-AFLAN grants
Cannabis Expungement grants

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.

Our grantees are on the front lines of the eviction crisis. @LegalAidChicago's Dennericka Brooks provides expert commentary in this CBS news piece on the major struggles renters are confronting during the pandemic. https://cbsn.ws/2DkJt7a

A look at how empowering communities through 'movement lawyering' can help increase access to justice. https://bit.ly/336V44F

"We help level the playing field, and in doing so, make our justice system more fair and equitable for everyone." @LegalAidChicago's Katherine Shank talks about why legal aid is so relevant to racial justice & a vital part of the COVID-19 response. https://bit.ly/2P4YkoV

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