Public Interest Law Foundation Lands $225000 Grant


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The Public Interest Law Foundation at Boston College Law School has been awarded a $225,000 three-year grant from the Cummings Foundation to help students provide pro bono legal services in communities in the Boston area, WCVB reports.

According to a press release, PILF students will provide legal services including housing, immigration, domestic abuse, education, consumer protection, and child welfare.

The nonprofit was chosen from a total of 715 applicants during the Cummings Foundation's competitive review process.

Nearly 100 community volunteers made the grants, which range from $300,000 to $1 million per year.

"Greater Boston is fortunate to have a robust, dedicated, and highly capable nonprofit sector that supports and enhances the community in myriad ways," says Cummings Foundation executive director Joyce Vyriotes. Read the Entire Article


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