Funding Strategies

Resource: Title IV-D Funding Resource Guide (SRLN 2014, revised 2017)

Many state court systems and individual courts take advantage of federal funding under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act to obtain reimbursement for the costs of adjudicating chi

Child Support Federal Grant Matchmaking Expands Access to Justice by Promoting Strategic Collaborations (News 2016)

The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) continues to be a driving force in ATJ through a variety of funding strategies that support innovations benefiting self-represented litigants (SRLs) including:

Guide: Systems Grant Making Resource Guide (GEO 2016)

Guide for strategic grant making from Grant Makers for Effective Organizations (GEO). Solving today’s pressing problems requires impacting the bigger picture — the systems we live and work in.

SRLN Brief: Funding (SRLN 2015)

Funding for SRL services comes from a variety of sources, including: state and local government appropriations;

Presentation: Securing Highly Competitive Grant Funds Through Collaborative Efforts and Effective Marketing (Reinhart, Herman 2011)

These are the power point presentation slides used by Don Reinhart, PhD and Madelynn Herman, MA during their presentation at the 2011 ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference (for more conference/preconference materials, please click

Report: Natural Allies: Philanthropy and Civil Legal Aid (PWF/Kresge 2014)

This report was prepared by the Public Welfare Foundation and the Kresge Foundation, leaders in philanthropy working to reform the civil legal aid field t