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.

WisTAF announces $7.4 million in COVID-related grant awards

The Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation determined grant awards in the state''s COVID-related legal assistance program. WisTAF''s Board of Directors decided at its October 14 meeting to make the following grants available. The State of Wisconsin created the grant program earlier in 2022 and named WisTAF the fund administrator. more


WisTAF disburses legal assistance for Afghan evacuees

Total payments will top $670,000 in federal funds MADISON — The Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation (WisTAF) today distributed funds that allow people who evacuated Afghanistan to pursue necessary legal avenues to stability and self-sufficiency. The disbursements are the first in the Afghan Immigration-Related Legal Assistance grant program. WisTAF launched the program using federal funds, in partnership with state government. more


Now Available: COVID-19 Civil Legal Services Grant Application materials

COVID-19 Civil Legal Services Program Description. more


Now Available: WisTAF 2023 Direct Legal Services Grant Application materials

WisTAF 2023 Direct Legal Services Grant Application materials (for funding covering the period from January 1, 2023, through December 31, 2023) are now available on our Submittable portal. Completed applications must be submitted to WisTAF no later than August 5, 2022, by midnight to be eligible for funding consideration. more


WisTAF awards $450,000 in Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Legal Assistance Grants

Hundreds of survivors of violence and abuse will achieve safety and independence through legal assistance grants announced today. The Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, Inc. (WisTAF), will distribute $450,000 in Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse (DVSA) Legal Services funding to twelve organizations around the state. These grant recipients will help survivors accomplish critical legal tasks for themselves and their families. more


WisTAF Publishes 2021 Annual Report

Real stories of legal services in the lives of people from all around Wisconsin are the highlight of WisTAF''s 2021 annual report, entitled Lifting Higher.  more


WisTAF awards $3.3 million in Civil Legal Aid grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 8, 2021 CONTACT: Benson Gardner, communications and development manager, 608.620.0711, bgardner@wistaf.org MADISON — The Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, Inc. (WisTAF) today announced $3.3 million in civil legal aid grant awards that will be used by 19 nonprofit organizations in all regions of Wisconsin to protect people’s safety, livelihood, housing, and independence in the face of legal challenges. more


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

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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.


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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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