grants

Administration of Justice Grantees

  • Catholic Charities Office of Immigration Services

    CCOIS works to meet the need for low-cost, high-quality immigration legal services in the state. They focus on providing family-based immigration services and assisting immigrant victims of crime. Visit website >>

  • Charleston Legal Access

    Charleston Legal Access is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to expanding access to legal services and rights in South Carolina. CLA serves moderate and low income individual clients, providing legal representation at reduced fees calculated on a sliding scale, and participates in litigation to overcome systemic injustice. Visit website >>

  • Midlands Mediation Center

    The Midlands Mediation Center (MMC), formerly known as the Community Mediation Center, has brought the practice of using mediation to resolve disputes to the Midlands community since 1998. MMC relies on a dedicated core of volunteer mediators who have received training in civil and/or family mediation. Many use mediation in their legal, human resources, or social services professions. Visit website >>

  • Richland County CASA

    With a mission to “advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in Richland County Family Court,” CASA conducts a child welfare collaboration workshop, holds nationally-heralded volunteer recruitment events and provides training resources to volunteer Guardians. Visit website >>

  • SC Access to Justice Commission

    SCATJ works to educate the public, the legal community and the legislature about issues facing individuals with limited means. The Commission works to find additional funding for legal assistance, create new partnerships for increasing civil legal assistance, build seamless connections for those in need with the resources available and increase access to and delivery of civil legal assistance. Visit website >>

  • SC Bar Ask-A-Lawyer & Clinics Program

    Ask-a-Lawyer offers general education legal clinics throughout the state, supports the Legal Lessons courses and conducts periodic statewide web blitzes/phone banks. Visit website >>

  • SC Center for Fathers & Families

    The Center places non-violent, non-custodial fathers in livable wage jobs so that they can make child support payments and re-engage in the lives of their children. Job placement services are provided in conjunction with legal assistance, money management training and fatherhood skill development. Visit website >>

  • The National Judicial College

    The NJC offers programs to the judiciary to improve productivity, challenge current perceptions of justice and inspire judges to achieve judicial excellence. Foundation funds provide scholarships to NJC for South Carolina judges (selected by S.C. Court Administration). Visit website >>

  • Turning Leaf Project

    The Turning Leaf Project provides re-entry services for men leaving the Charleston County Detention Center. They are dedicated to building a healthier and safer community by providing inmates an opportunity to change negative behaviors and avoid further contact with the criminal justice system. Visit website >>

  • Upstate Mediation Center

    UMC has been meeting mandatory mediation needs in Greenville County family and circuit courts since 1999. Their goals are to promote the use of mediation and other non-adversarial means of resolving conflicts and to nurture peace by restoring and strengthening family, business and community relationships. Visit website >>