Grants Overview

We believe in an outcome-driven approach to grantmaking; that means we are interested in funding projects that have the potential to “move the needle” in legal education, specifically, and on graduate and professional education, more broadly. We seek to fund proposals that address our funding priorities at the national level or that encompass more localized efforts that may be efficiently scaled across institutions and regions for greater impact. Measurement and evaluation are essential components for demonstrating the effectiveness and scalability of interventions, thus they are key factors when deciding what grants we make.

The Center currently operates four grant programs to fund research and other projects related to access, affordability and value of legal education: