The Ohio NOW Education and Legal Fund

v  Provides resource information and referral services to victims of sex discrimination, their families, and advocates.

v  Supports efforts of legal counsel representing victims and provides links to state and/or national organizations focused on victim advocacy.

v  Files amicus (friend of the court) briefs in precedent setting legal cases.

v  Monitors and distributes information on state and federal legislation for its particular impact on the lives of women and girls.

v  Reviews all major issues affecting women’s lives, especially in the areas of equal employment and educational opportunities, gender violence, family law and women’s health.

v  Makes contributions, scholarships or grant awards to nonprofit organizations and individuals based on availability and need.




Ohio NOW Education and Legal Fund

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Eliminating sex discrimination through research, education, & legal activities


Annual Membership Dues are $25.

Members of the Ohio NOW Education and Legal Fund demonstrate their commitment to feminist core values, equal rights and the elimination of all forms of violence and discrimination by assisting with the on-going work of the organization.

As a member you will receive the following benefits:

v Membership card

v Legislative Reports

v Amicus Report in January

v Annual newsletter in August

v Invitations to special events

v Notification of all Board meetings

v Eligibility for election to the Board of Trustees

v Opportunities to help eliminate violence and discrimination


The Ohio NOW Education and Legal Fund (ELF) was founded in 1981 as a state-wide non-profit 501c(3) organization. Tax-exempt donations can be made directly to Ohio NOW ELF 172 E. Royal Forest Blvd. Columbus, OH 43214 by mail or on our website with pay pal.

You can also donate through Community Shares of Mid Ohio by designating all or a portion of your gift to the Ohio NOW Education and Legal Fund. A few dollars a week from your paycheck adds up and makes a positive impact on our community.

Your contribution allows Ohio NOW ELF to continue to monitor and review legislation and major issues affecting women and girls. Your contribution provides resources and referral information to victims of sex discrimination, their families, and advocates.


You can support Ohio NOW ELF by


v  Becoming a member

v  Serving on the Board of Trustees

v  Making a tax deductible donation

v  Volunteering your special skills


I want to support Ohio NOW ELF

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Annual Membership Dues  $ __25.00__

Additional Donation            $ __________

Donation Categories

Elizabeth Blackwell     $ 15

Gloria Steinem             $ 25

Sojourner Truth          $ 50

Eleanor Smeal             $ 75

Judith Resnik              $100

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Tax Deductible Total         $ __________


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