LegalAidResearch.org is managed and funded through partnerships and collaboration. Currently involved are:
National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) — LegalAidResearch.org was developed and is maintained by NLADA with input and editorial contributions from many individuals and organizations. Founded in 1911, NLADA is America’s oldest and largest nonprofit association devoted to excellence in the delivery of legal services to those who cannot afford counsel.
Public Welfare Foundation — The Public Welfare Foundation, through its Special Initiative on Civil Legal Aid for the Poor, funded the creation and redevelopment of LegalAidResearch.org. The Public Welfare Foundation supports efforts to advance fundamental rights and opportunities for people in need. The Foundation looks for strategic points where its funds can make a significant difference and improve lives through policy change and system reform.
Many thanks to the following for their editorial contributions to LegalAidResearch.org:
US Department of Justice Access to Justice Initiative — The ATJ Initiative provided a previously completed summary of its research on civil legal aid. Some of this research was used on this site. In addition, this site includes other publications by the ATJ Initiative itself.
California Administrative Office of the Courts — The California Administrative Office of the Courts granted permission to use its compilation of 34 documents of tools for, and evaluations of, self-help centers and self-represented litigants. All were used on this site.
Self Represented Litigants Network — The Self Represented Litigants Network provided a list of about 10 technology-oriented research documents. All were used on this site.