Grant Information

Grants are currently made on an annual cycle.

RFP submissions were due April 30, 2014 and are now closed.

Current Grant Recipients:

Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc.

Legal Aid of Wyoming is a federally-funded non-profit law firm using Center funds to provide a statewide advice hotline that will be available in Wyoming five days a week. The hotline will provide legal advice to income-eligible callers across the state as well as provide a centralized point for persons in Wyoming to call to apply for further legal services. LAW is also receiving Center funds to expand its private attorney involvement.

The Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

The Coalition is a non-profit organization for all victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children in Wyoming.  They are using Center funds to increase in-house staffing levels, including staff attorneys who represent income-eligible clients across the state.

Wyoming Children's Law Center

The Children’s Law Center is using Center funds to pay attorneys at a reduced rate, either in-house or contract, to serve as Guardian ad Litem or mediator in income-eligible contested domestic relations cases. They receive referrals from other legal service providers (who may be representing a parent), judges and the State Bar Lawyer Referral Service.

Teton County Access to Justice Center

The Teton County ATJ Center is a new non-profit located in Jackson and is the product of several community organizations working together to achieve a common goal. The Teton Center consists of a law library staffed by a part-time attorney who assists pro se parties and screens potential clients who may qualify for more extensive legal services.  If the individual meets income guidelines, the attorney/coordinator assigns the case to a local attorney willing to work at a reduced rate.