Funder’s website

The funder’s website can be found HERE.

Funding Value and Duration

No max (typically ranges from $10K to $40K) for 1 year.


The Canadian Bar Law for the Future Fund (LFFF) has grants available for innovative projects in the field of law.

Projects eligible for consideration must be of national interest and/or of benefit to the general public and must be in at least one of the following fields:

  • Legal research
  • Legal education
  • Legislation and law reform
  • Administration of justice

Grants cannot be used to pay for any indirect costs, operating expenses, capital projects, budget deficits, general fund drives, annual charitable appeals, scholarships, sabbaticals, or the holding of conferences or seminars. Requests for grant funding relating exclusively to publication costs, equipment purchases and travel costs cannot be considered.

No permanent commitments are made to support any type of project. Individuals applying for grants must do so under the auspices of organizations which are qualified donees under the Income Tax Act. No grants are made to projects which would result in financial gain to an individual or organization.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered, applications must include the following documents (to be provided by Rachel Hirsch or your FRF):

  • Federal charitable registration number
  • Organization’s budget for the current and preceding years
  • Audited financial statement for organization
  • Brief history and purposes of organization
  • List of Board of Directors of organization

Internal Contacts

Potential applicants are encouraged to discuss this funding opportunity with their Faculty Research Facilitator.

VPRI Resource Contact: Rachel Hirsch


Faculty Deadline Consult your Faculty Research Facilitator.
OVPRI Deadline (Approval Form and Application) April 25, 2023
Submission to Sponsor May 2, 2023

Submitting Your Application

  • Step 1) Submit an internal Carleton Approval Form
    Submit an internal Approval Form through our central awards management database CUResearch:
    For a user’s guide on submitting an Approval Form, click HERE.
  • Step 2) Submit an external application to the granting agency
    Submit an external application to the corresponding grant or award agency. To navigate to the funder’s website, click HERE