Welcome

The New York State Interest on Lawyer Account Fund ("IOLA") helps low income people in New York State obtain help with civil legal problems affecting their most basic needs, such as food, shelter, jobs and access to health care.

Interest Income as of February, 2015


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Click here to see an inventory of application forms.

Click here for meeting notices and webcasts.

Recent News

  • The 2015-17 Grant Awards Press Release is available here
  • Q&A on the GAR will be updated periodically, please check here for the latest version (4.20.15) 
  • The 2014-15 GAR instructions and forms are now available, for details click here
  • Meeting of the Board of Trustees April 17, for details click Here
  • The 2013-2014 GAR Summaries are now available, for details click Here
  • Meeting Minutes for the Board Meeting of 6/11/14 are available (FINAL). For details, click Here.
  • Click Here for the IOLA 2012 Annual Report

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