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 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 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.
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.