President's Column, Winter 2015-16

How did it get so late so soon?
It's night before it's afternoon.
December is here before it's June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?
- Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss)


Bar Foundations in Action

St. Louis Bar Foundation:
Motion for Kids Program

Motion for Kids (MFK) is a holiday party for children with parents impacted by the criminal justice system.

To learn more about this program and the community partners who co-sponsor the event, visit St. Louis Bar Foundation's webpage or contact Communications Director Amanda Lindley.

The Complete Guide to Bar Foundations

A free member benefit to all NCBF members, the guide contains sound advice and information along with sample policies that you can adapt to fit your foundation's needs.

Recent Listserve Q&A

Do you have community (non-lawyer) members on your foundation boards?

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  • NCBF's Surveys

    NCBF Members Only resources feature surveys covering a range of topics, ncluding the national impact bar foundation funding has on legal services and the administration of justice, and executive compensation.

    If you are a member, you can access the surveys here with the member password. If you are not a member, learn more here.


    NCBF 2016 Midyear Meeting, February 4-6

    Don't miss out on the great program planned for San Diego!  Besides a winter break, the meeting offers workshops targeted to your needs: board training for effective fundraising; telling your story effectively to advance your mission; and bridging the cross-generational gap. 

    William A. Martin, Recipient of the 2016 NCBF Excellence Award

    Congratulations to Bill Martin, NCBF Trustee Emeritus, on his selection for the NCBF Excellence Award!  The award recognizes an outstanding contribution to law-related philanthropy by an individual.  Bill will be presented with the award at the 2016 midyear meeting in San Diego.