The IATL Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 entity and contributions made to it are tax deductible. Although it operates independently of the Academy, the Foundation plays a key role in supporting Academy initiatives including the Ireland Program, Youth Restorative Justice and Trafficking Prevention, and International Collaboratives. It also supports worthwhile organizations such as the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and the National Judicial College. The Foundation has made great strides, through its financial support, in promoting the Rule of Law, the administration of justice, and the training of judges and trial lawyers.