The Law Foundation of British Columbia has announced a new fund of $100,000 per year to support legal research in BC.

The Law Foundation of British Columbia has established a fund of $100,000 per year to support legal research in British Columbia.

The purpose of the Initiative is to support legal research projects that “advance the knowledge of law, social policy, and the administration of justice.”

The Fund is open to:

(a) members of the Law Faculties at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria, as long as the application is submitted through their Dean,

(b) members of other faculties in British Columbia, as long as the research is law-related and the application is submitted by their faculty,

(c) members of the legal profession in British Columbia who can demonstrate that they have the background, interests and capacity to carry out a project which will meet the stated purpose of this Initiative, and

(d) non-profit organizations with expertise in carrying out legal research.

For details, check out: http://www.lawfoundationbc.org/itoolkit.asp?pg=LEGAL_RESEARCH_FUND