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.

Grants history

Since 1988, WisTAF has administered $64.8 million in grants to organizations throughout the state.

 

Grant Disbursements by Fund Source, 2010-2021

Chart: WisTAF Grants by Fund Source, 2010-2021. Accessible source data available at https://wistaf.org/doc/wistaf-grant-disbursements-by-fund-source-2010-2021.xlsm

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Grants History by Program

 

Grant recipients - past and present

ABC for Health, Inc., Madison
AIDS Network, Madison
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
American Civil Liberties Union, Milwaukee
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Inc.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse, Inc.
Catholic Multicultural Center, Madison
Center Against Sexual & Domestic Abuse, Superior
Center for Public Representation, Madison
Centro Legal, Milwaukee
Civil Legal Services, Racine
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups, Madison
Community Justice, Inc., Madison
Dane County Fair Housing Council
Disability Rights Wisconsin, Madison
Dispute Settlement Center of Racine
Door County Bar Association
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (RISE)
Fair Housing Council of Dane County
Fair Housing Council of Milwaukee
Family Services of Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois
Golden House
HAVEN, Inc.
Indianhead Community Action Agency
Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin, Madison
Kids Matter, Inc., Milwaukee
La Crosse County Bar Association
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Racine
Legal Aid Society of Door County
Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
Legal Services of Northeastern Wisconsin, Green Bay
LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc., Brookfield
Marquette University, Milwaukee

Metro Milwaukee Mediation Services, Inc.
Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association
Oneida-Vilas-Forest County Bar Association
Ozaukee County Bar Association
People Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse, Jefferson County
Portage County Legal Aid Society, Stevens Point
Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services, Inc., Marinette
Sheboygan County Bar Association
Sojourner Family Peace Center
Task Force on Battered Women, Wauwatosa
Task Force on Equal Justice
Unemployment Compensation Appeals Clinic, Madison
United States District Court Pro Bono Program
University of Wisconsin Law School
Vivent Health, Milwaukee 
Western Wisconsin Legal Services, Dodgeville
Winnebago Conflict Resolution Center, Inc.
Wisconsin Law Foundation, Madison
Wisconsin Council on Human Concerns
Wisconsin Judicare, Inc., Wausau
Women's & Children's Horizons, Kenosha

The Women's Center, Waukesha

 

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.


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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