merged last year into the American Society of News Editors, which is continuing the Bingham award tradition.
Through its AOJ
grant program, the Foundation provides support for the civics and law-related education programs of the Florida Law Related Education Association, including the Justice Teaching Institute.
The Web site is a fine example of what the AOJ
grant was created to do.
If AOJ finds the claim is incomplete, it will notify the claimant about the information or evidence needed.
If AOJ denies the claim, it must send the claimant notice of the denial, notice of the fight to appeal to BVA, and notice of the applicable time limits for initiating and perfecting an appeal to BVA.
NOD is a written communication from a claimant to AOJ expressing disagreement with the initial AOJ decision.
Embassy's AID representative and coordinator of the AOJ
program, revealed the magnitude of influence exercised by U.
Throughout Florida's legal community, the Foundation's AOJ
grants are known as a kind of venture capital for projects to improve the justice system," said Camille Murawski, the Foundation's communications manager.
typically does not fund direct service programs (e.
Note: Table made from pie chart LAP Grants $10,860,377 Program Related ($63,600) AOJ
Grants $602,925 LSA Grants $295,022
The Foundation's AOJ committee also is considering instituting a Voluntary Bar Association Community Service Grant Program, which would include one-time grants of $1,000 to $5,000 each awarded to voluntary bar associations to promote "new or significant improvement in existing charitable, community-service projects.
The idea behind the grant initiative is to get the voluntary bar associations across the state to become involved with us and to use their imagination and initiatives to leverage the funds we have available," said AOJ Committee Chair Darryl Bloodworth.