National Conference Of Bar Foundations

Get ready to elevate your annual fundraising campaign skills in 2024 with an exciting webinar!

February 28, 2024
9 AM PT | 11 AM CT | 12 PM ET

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Bob Glaves 2023 NCBF Excellence Awardee

A Legacy of Service

Bob's journey with the NCBF (National Conference of Bar Foundations) exemplifies his dedication to the cause.

Bob's Story

Unparalleled Contribution

His tireless efforts to improve access to justice have been nothing short of exceptional.

Bob's Story

Member's Spotlight

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

New Mexico State Bar Foundation

The December 2023/January 2024 Member Spotlight shines on the New Mexico State Bar Foundation. Their Mission: The New Mexico State Bar Foundation advances the legal community’s commitment to serve the legal profession and people of New Mexico. Through member donations, fundraising and programs, the Foundation provides and promotes access to legal services to underserved New Mexicans.…
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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 & November 2023 Newsletter

FOUR OR MORE IDEAS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION Written by Tom Tinder During the extremely successful 2023 NCBF Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh at the end of September, the last session was the always popular “Sharing Successes and Challenges” program. The NCBF volunteer leaders members and the professional staff members look forward to this networking opportunity to…
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NCBF July 2023 Newsletter

THE RESULTS ARE IN Congratulations to the following NCBF members, recently elected as Directors of the NCBF Board for a 3-year term! Lori Keating, Executive Director, Ohio State Bar Foundation – Second three year term José Herrera, Executive Director, Vermont Bar Foundation – First three year term Carey Shoufler, Development Director, Idaho Law Foundation –…
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NCBF June 2023 Newsletter

VOTE BY JUNE 20 – ELECTION OF NCBF DIRECTORS NCBF members, don’t forget to vote on the slate of candidates for the NCBF board of directors! In accordance with the By-Laws of NCBF, the Nominating Committee is please to recommend the following slate of candidates for the office of Director of the Board for a…
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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.

It's Time For Our 2023 - 2024 Membership!!
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Your Membership Level Is The Total of Annual Operating Expenses Plus Grants Awarded (Exclude IOLTA Funds)

$10,000 to $499,000

$199 / 2023-24

  • September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024
  • Network of Experts
  • Members Only Section
  • Conference Discounts
  • Award Recognition
  • Digital Newsletter

$500,000 to $1.99 M

$300 / 2023-24

  • September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024
  • Network of Experts
  • Members Only Section
  • Conference Discounts
  • Award Recognition
  • Digital Newsletter

$2 M to $2.99 M

$360 / 2023-24

  • September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024
  • Network of Experts
  • Members Only Section
  • Conference Discounts
  • Award Recognition
  • Digital Newsletter

$3 M and more

$420 / 2023-24

  • September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023
  • Network of Experts
  • Members Only Section
  • Conference Discounts
  • Award Recognition
  • Digital Newsletter

Individual

$100 $100 / 2023-24

  • September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023
  • Network of Experts
  • Members Only Section
  • Conference Discounts
  • Award Recognition
  • Digital Newsletter