Ends on June 7, 2019

The Legal Clinic Fund is a collaborative fund to support the growth and sustainability of legal clinics based at universities across the United States that seek to advance and defend first amendment rights, media freedom, and transparency in their communities and nationally. The Fund will provide grants to support the clinics’ growth, collaboration, capacity building, and experimentation. This Fund will be a catalyst for the growth and sustainability of existing clinics and centers and will provide newsrooms and journalists with increased legal resources and representation for those who are least likely to receive it from traditional sources. Ultimately, the Fund seeks to ensure that any newsroom or journalists who needs legal support can access it.

The Fund is generously supported by Democracy Fund, Heising-Simons Foundation, and The Klarman Family Foundation. The Miami Foundation serves as fiscal sponsor for the Fund. 

To learn more about the Fund, please click here and download the Legal Clinic Fund Program Guidelines here.

Legal Clinic Fund