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

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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.

We co-hosted a great legislative briefing with @CARPLSLegal. Thanks to the offices of @repdeliaramirez, @RepLCollins, @RepGuzzardi39,
@LamontJRobinson, Rep. Guerrero-Cuellar,
@SenatorLaura, @sengillespie, @ElgieSims for attending. And thanks to @GeryChico for emceeing!

Ready to clear your marijuana record but aren’t sure where to start? You are not alone.

Visit https://newleafillinois.org/ or call 855-963-9532 to see if you qualify for FREE legal aid today. #NewLeafIllinois

We hosted a great briefing today with @Prairie_State. Thanks to @RepHalpin, @SenALJohnson, @RepHaas, @RepMaura, @jyangrohr & Rep. McLaughlin for attending. And thanks to Patti Bellock, IEJF board member for serving as event emcee!

Beyond proud to partner with @_IEJF to champion #NewLeafIllinois, the state-funded program dedicated to clearing Illinoisans’ cannabis convictions for free. Learn more about their crucial work here: https://bit.ly/2PBORcd

Great profile in @2CivilityOrg of Clarissa Gaff, exec dir. of @lincolnlegalaid. Clarissa talks about the incredible impact COVID-19 has had on @lincolnlegalaid clients and how she tries to maintain some work-life balance during a pandemic. https://bit.ly/3sXxstb

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