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Texas Access to Justice Foundation receives $20 million grant to provide COVID-19-related housing legal services

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation, or TAJF, received a $20 million Housing Stability Services Program grant package from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for COVID-19-related housing legal services. The grant will allow legal aid organizations throughout Texas to provide free civil legal services to eligible households experiencing housing insecurity. Services include … Continue Reading

Courthouse preservation grant applications due Jan. 8

More of our state‚Äôs beloved courthouses will be restored and modernized with the next round of grants from the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program. The 84th Legislature appropriated $20 million to the program put on by the Texas Historical Commission, which is accepting grant applications until 5 p.m. January 8, 2016. The funds are partial … Continue Reading

Foundation provides grants for veterans’ legal services

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 – … Continue Reading

Texas Counties to Receive Additional Appropriations for Indigent Defense

The Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC) adopted a budget that allocates $35 million to the indigent defense formula grant program. The budget reflects a $15 million increase over the previous year thanks to legislative action to ensure that all dedicated funds collected specifically for indigent defense will again be available for that purpose.… Continue Reading