About the Texas Access to Justice Foundation
The Texas Access to Justice Foundation is the leading funder of legal aid in Texas. The organization is committed to the vision that all Texans will have equal access to justice, regardless of their income.
The Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was created by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1984 to administer the newly implemented Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Program. Since then, TAJF has diversified its funding sources to include public funding and private donations.
The Foundation grants millions of dollars per year to approximately 40 organizations statewide that provide free civil legal assistance to low-income Texans. With TAJF grants, legal aid organizations provide free legal assistance in civil matters, such as protection from domestic violence and assistance with housing issues, to more than 100,000 low-income Texans each year.
March 31, 2015More state money is needed to provide legal representation for the poor - Austin American Statesman
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Legal aid for poor merits legislative approval - San Antonio Express-News
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Texas Vets Deserve Access to Justice System - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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July 31, 2014Free Statewide Legal Services to Be Available Remotely on Texas DACA Day
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Growing Number of Texas Lawyers are Banking on Justice - Public News Service
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