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International Legal Foundation (ILF)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

ILF is a legal aid society based in New York, NY that was founded in 2001. As of 2020 they had $2.5 million in revenue and $2.3 million in assets.

To assist post-conflict and transitional countries to establish public defender systems that provide quality and effective criminal defense services to the poor.

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Program areas at ILF

Direct service - afghanistan, west bank, nepal, tunisia, and myanmar: see schedule oin 2003, The ilf established afghanistan's first public defender office in kabul with two lawyers and by The end of 2019 we were providing Legal aid services in 20 provinces. During 2019, The ilf contracted to provide quality Legal aid services to 5,074 new clients in afghanistan, a 25% increase over 2018, including 707 juveniles and 144 females. We also continued to operate Legal clinics in afghanistan, where we trained more than 250 law and sharia students over half of whom were women. The ilf's afghan advocates led a strategic litigation campaign challenging illegal detention and torture, violations of The right to counsel and The right to discovery of evidence, and protecting The rights of women in conflict with The law, particularly in relation to forced "virginity testing." The ilf also played a key role in The drafting ...

Advice and assistance: see schedule othe ilf provides in-depth mentoring, training, information, and technical assistance to Legal aid providers, justice stakeholders, and local communities in all The countries where we work. Throughout 2019, The ilf continued to build The capacity of local lawyers to engage in impact litigation that curbs unlawful and arbitrary actions of authorities. This work was supported by day-to-day, case-by-case mentoring by 16 ilf International fellows, who provided over 5,500 hours of mentoring to ilf lawyers around The world. This innovative professional exchange has transformed local lawyers from passive participants in The justice system to proactive advocates for The rights of their clients. In addition to this work, The ilf has continued to share expertise with International organizations, governments, and Legal aid providers around The world. During The spring of 2019, The ilf provided assistance to The Legal aid service Georgia on how to monitor and evaluate ...

Form 990s for ILF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Nov 5, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Jan 3, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 8, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 19, 2017990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for ILF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,501,052
Program services$17,849
Investment income and dividends$244
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$12,274
Total revenues$2,531,419

Vendors for ILF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
PKF O'Connor Davies LLPTax accounting2020-09-03
██████ ██████████ █████ ███Property Management$122,2782017-12-01
████████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2014-12-02

Personnel at ILF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jennifer SmithExecutive Director$168,124Nov. 5, 2020
Clarissa MalibiranFinance Director$102,568July 12, 2020
████ ████████Director of Human Resources and Administration-July 12, 2020
██████ ██████Director of Advocacy and Partnerships-July 12, 2020
█████ ████████Program Director-July 12, 2020
█████ ██████Senior Program Director-July 12, 2020
█████████ █████Legal Director, Afghanistan-July 12, 2020
███████ █████Director-July 12, 2020
█████ █████████Administrative and Human Resources Manager, Afghanistan-July 12, 2020
██████ ██████Past Managing Director$103,994Dec. 31, 2019
...and seven more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1The Legal Aid Society of Rochester New York (LASROC)501(c)(3)$6.2 millionRochester, NY
2Legal Services of Central New York501(c)(3)$7.2 millionSyracuse, NY
3Legal Counsel for Youth and Children501(c)(3)$785,467Seattle, WA
4Florida Institutional Legal Services (FILS)501(c)(3)$992,544Newberry, FL
5Public Interest Law Project501(c)(3)$1.3 millionOakland, CA
6Justice at Work / Friends of Farmworkers Inc501(c)(3)$2.1 millionPhiladelphia, PA
7Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services (MO P&A)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionJefferson City, MO
8Disability Law Center of Virginia (dLCV)501(c)(3)$3.4 millionRichmond, VA
9Student Press Law Center501(c)(3)$874,562Washington, DC
10Community Health Law Project (CHLP)501(c)(3)$5.7 millionSouth Orange, NJ
11Innocence Project of Florida501(c)(3)$756,568Tallahassee, FL
12Center for Public Representation (CPR)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionNorthampton, MA
13The Women's Law Center of MD501(c)(3)$1.2 millionTowson, MD
14Community Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.7 millionWilmington, DE
15Disability Rights North Carolina501(c)(3)$4.0 millionRaleigh, NC
16East Bay Children's Law Offices (EBCLO)501(c)(3)$2.7 millionOakland, CA
17New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA)501(c)(3)$3.8 millionConcord, NH
18Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law501(c)(3)$1.8 millionChicago, IL
19Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service501(c)(3)$2.9 millionBaltimore, MD
20Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota501(c)(3)$2.5 millionSt Paul, MN
21Vermont Legal Aid501(c)(3)$7.6 millionBurlington, VT
22Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia501(c)(3)$8.1 millionWashington, DC
23Indian Child Welfare Act Law Center501(c)(3)$723,024Minneapolis, MN
24Disability Law Center (DLC)501(c)(3)$2.7 millionBoston, MA
25Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN)501(c)(3)$1.3 millionMinneapolis, MN