Center for Research and Policy Analysis: Legal Education Diversity Pipeline GrantsDeadline: March 31, 2018
The Legal Education Diversity Pipeline Grant Program awards grants to current or proposed programs that provide college students and/or college graduates from historically underrepresented groups with information and resources premised on aiding their successful matriculation into law school and the legal profession. The best programs are collaborative and provide meaningful and holistic content, experiences and support, and are designed to yield measurable outcomes and scalable best practices.
Applications are encouraged from programs that display a collaborative approach and strong partnerships with other organizations to achieve the goal of enhancing access to legal education.
Amount: Grants range from $25,000-$125,000 and have a period of performance that ranges from 6 months and 24 months.
Eligibility: Nonprofit educational institutions and other nonprofit and public organizations which are classified as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) or as “public” charities under section 509(a)(1), (2) or (3) of the Code, as well as public organizations that are designated under section 170(c) of the Code. Faculty, practitioners, and researchers are eligible for grants through their affiliated organization, provided that the organization maintains a qualified tax-exempt status as described above.