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

Civil legal aid grants
IL-AFLAN grants
New Leaf Illinois grants
Eviction Help IL 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

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New Leaf Illinois is a network of 20 non-profit organizations throughout the state who provide legal representation and other resources to help individuals seeking to expunge cannabis convictions from their records.

Find Out if Your Case is Eligible

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.


An important new report from the @ChiHomeless shows an increase of almost 13% in the number of Chicagoans experiencing homelessness - with Black Chicagoans being disproportionately impacted. https://bit.ly/3StaqqT

Our grantee @CVLS_legalaid helped Dulce gain guardianship of her brother with Down Syndrome so she could help him get a path to citizenship. The IEJF is proud to fund @CVLS_legalaid's important guardianship work. cvls.rg

The September issue of Illinois Courts Connect is out now! Check your inbox to read about the latest in Illinois courts, including a farewell to Chief Justice Burke, the History on Trial series, recent judicial appointments, and more.

Our longtime grantee @lincolnlegalaid is celebrating its 50th anniversary serving central & southern IL residents this year! As part of the celebration, they are looking for nominations to honor local judges, attorneys and nonprofits. https://bit.ly/3SnI3um

A look at some of the access to justice cases to watch in the upcoming Supreme Court term. https://bit.ly/3SF1ezh

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