WisTAF

OUR MISSION

The Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation works with civil legal aid organizations in Wisconsin to increase access to justice. We oversee funds and invest in services and projects to help people resolve legal problems.

Support civil legal aid


Help our legal systems become more fair, universal, and equitable by supporting civil legal aid. Learn more about this mission. Here are ways to help:

  1. Donate to WisTAF.
  2. Donate to a WisTAF grant recipient. 
  3. Urge your financial institution to join our Prime Partner program like these financial institutions already have.

For lawyers specifically:

  1. Encourage your firm or organization to do one of the above.
  2. Offer your expertise through a pro bono or reduced-rate program.

For lawyers, judges, and mediators:

  1. Name WisTAF a recipient of residual funds in class action lawsuits. (In state courts, this is a statutory requirement.)

We appreciation your commitment to justice and the well-being of all. 

UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
February 24, 2023
Executive Committee Teleconference
March 10, 2023
WisTAF Board Meeting
April 28, 2023
Racial Justice Workgroup Meeting
May 9, 2023
Grants & Evaluation Committee Meeting
May 31, 2023
Executive Committee Teleconference
June 14, 2023
WisTAF Board Meeting
June 23, 2023
Racial Justice Workgroup meeting
August 18, 2023
Racial Justice Workgroup meeting
August 23, 2023
Finance Committee Meeting
September 12, 2023
Grants & Evaluation Committee Meeting
September 27, 2023
Executive Committee Teleconference
September 29, 2023
Racial Justice Workgroup meeting
October 11, 2023
WisTAF Board Meeting
November 17, 2023
Racial Justice Workgroup meeting
WHAT'S NEW
WisTAF announces $7.4 million in COVID-related grant awards
WisTAF disburses legal assistance for Afghan evacuees
Now Available: COVID-19 Civil Legal Services Grant Application materials
Now Available: WisTAF 2023 Direct Legal Services Grant Application materials
WisTAF awards $450,000 in Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Legal Assistance Grants

More...

PRIME PARTNER SPOTLIGHT

A Prime Partner since 2021, CIBC Bank goes above and beyond IOLTA participation requirements by paying additional interest on its clients' IOLTA accounts — helping to expand access to civil legal services in Wisconsin. CIBC's participation reflects an admirable commitment to justice for all in Wisconsin.


Contact us
WisTAF
4600 American Parkway, Suite 104, Madison, WI 53718
Phone: 608.257.6845 or 877.749.5045 (toll-free)
Email: service@wistaf.org

Board & Staff
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Board of Directors
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Rebecca Murray, Executive Director
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Tehmina Islam, Assistant Executive Director
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Benson Gardner, Communications and Development Manager
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Jeff Brown, Grants Program Manager
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