• We Fuel Equal Justice

    The Legal Foundation of Washington invests in programs and strategies that make our state a fair and just place to live.
  • Now accepting nominations for the Goldmark Distinguished Service Award - due July 17, 2017.
Since 1984, LFW has distributed $175 million to Washington’s legal aid community.

The Legal Foundation of Washington is a non-profit created by the Washington Supreme Court to build support for civil legal aid across the state.

Blog: LFW Financial Report: January – March 2017

As a reminder, LFW distributes funding for legal aid in Washington State that originates from a variety of sources: private donations to the Campaign for Equal Justice, residuals from class action lawsuits – known as cy pres awards – and mon...

Apply to Host the 2018 Goldmark Intern

Interested in a hosting a 2L or 3L law student for 10 weeks next summer? Learn more about the Goldmark Equal Access to Justice Internship and how your organization can apply to host the 2018 Goldmark Intern.

2017 Goldmark Award Luncheon

Thank you so much for attending the most successful Goldmark Luncheon in its 31 year history! If you didn't attend the event or want to relive the day, check out videos from the lunch.

A Gratitude Report to Our Dedicated Supporters

Poverty should never stand in the way of justice. This has been the mantra of LFW for almost 35 years. It's why you care enough to support our work. And, it's why our grantees work so hard to ensure justice families facing potentially devastating challenges. Our 2017 Gratitude Report highlights the amazing work made possible with your support.