The Texas Access to Justice Foundation has announced that it will provide more than $426,000 in grants among 11 nonprofits in support of legal aid services for Texas veterans.

Groups receiving the financial support include:

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco – $22,000
  • Cathedral Justice Project, Houston – $22,000
  • Community Justice Program, San Antonio – $22,000
  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Richmond – $22,000
  • Houston Bar Foundation, Houston and surrounding area – $60,000
  • Jefferson County Bar Foundation, Beaumont – $22,000
  • Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, Fort Worth (also includes Dallas, North Texas, Panhandle, and West Texas) – $50,000
  • Lone Star Legal Aid, Houston (includes Gulf Coast and East Texas) – $64,000
  • Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido, Inc. (Texas Civil Rights Project), statewide – $50,000
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Fort Worth – $22,000
  • Texas Legal Services Center, Austin (statewide) – $70,713

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation is the largest state-based funding source for the provision of civil legal aid in Texas and has awarded more than $410 million since 1984. For more information, go to