National Conference Of Bar Foundations

Member's Spotlight

Our Member's Spotlight highlights the foundations, members and programs that are making a difference in our legal community every day.

Women’s Bar Association Foundation

The December Member Spotlight shines on the Women’s Bar Association Foundation. Their Mission: The Women’s Bar Association Foundation’s mission is to leverage the generosity of lawyers and friends to support nonprofits that serve the legal and related needs of women and girls in the DC Metropolitan community. About the Organization: The WBA Foundation was founded…
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Andrea Stone 2022 NCBF Excellence Awardee

An Inspiration

Andrea Stone has become an inspiration to bar leaders across the country. Learn her story and how NCBF can be part of your bar foundation's solution.

Andrea's Story

NCBF Champion

In one of the most trying times for the Texas Bar Foundation and the Texas legal community, bar foundations nationwide united as a force for good.

Andrea's Story

NCBF Annual Meeting Photo Album

NCBF VALUES STATEMENT

The National Conference of Bar Foundations strives to engage the bar foundation community to provide knowledge, inspiration, and opportunities through partnerships, collaborations, connections and networking. With a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we promote access to and the administration of equal justice through the organized bar and larger legal community while educating our nation’s citizens regarding their rights and responsibilities under the law.

 

Leadership

Running a bar foundation is no easy task. Yet it can be one of the most rewarding aspects of the legal profession. Lawyers give back to their communities with pride knowing that their efforts are making a real difference.

The National Conference of Bar Foundations is where we can all come together to share information, tips and guidance to help us make the most of the talent we find throughout the legal community. To be effective, it takes the right kind of leadership.

News & Forums

NCBF's Latest Newsletters and Articles.

NCBF October 2022 Newsletter

THANK YOU 2022-2023 NCBF MEMBERS Thank you to the following individuals and foundations for renewing your membership with the National Conference of Bar Foundations for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, which began September 1, 2022.  Your ongoing support and involvement play a critical role in helping NCBF continue to offer an effective means for the legal…
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NCBF September 2022 Newsletter

IT’S TIME TO RENEW YOUR NCBF MEMBERSHIP National Conference of Bar Foundations annual membership renewals are due this month. With your support, together we will continue to advance the work of all types of bar foundations by advancing law-related philanthropy and serving as a resource clearinghouse. If you have not already, click here to renew…
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NCBF August 2022 Newsletter

SUCCESSFUL 45th ANNUAL MEETING With more than 40 participants representing in excess of two dozen bar foundations from across the nation and the U.S. Virgin Islands, another successful hybrid Annual Meeting was held at the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation (KCMBF) in Kansas City, Missouri, August 4-6! The Annual Meeting highlights included: A wonderful Welcoming…
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Membership Has Its Benefits

Membership in NCBF opens the door to a variety of resources that will help strengthen your foundation and enhance your performance as a foundation leader.

NCBF membership will put you in touch with:

  • A network of experts: All members have access to the NCBF Listserv™, an online resource that puts the collective experience of bar foundation executives and volunteer leaders at your fingertips.
  • Essential information, including access to a "Members Only" area with a Forms Bank, Jobs Posting section, handout materials from NCBF meetings, and NCBF member surveys on the cumulative impact of bar foundations.
  • Top-notch programming: Members have a low-cost registration fee or no registration fee to conferences and webinars each year with programming that speaks directly to bar foundation issues and qualifies for CFRE and CLE accreditation.
  • Leadership opportunities: Members can grow in their careers by becoming involved with an NCBF committee or program.
  • Recognition: Members are eligible to receive the NCBF Excellence Award and/or the NCBF/LexisNexis Partnerships for Success Award, which honors the excellent work that your foundation is conducting within your community.
  • Digital Newsletter: Quick tips and information to enhance your organization's operations, in a format that is easy to share with board members and volunteers.
  • NCBF membership as a bar foundation allows three people from each foundation to have login privileges to access all the membership resources.

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