February / March 2024 JOIN US FOR A FREE NCBF WEBINAR FEBRUARY 28th 2024 Annual Fundraising Campaigns: Elevate Your Fundraising Game in 2024 Get ready to elevate your annual fundraising campaign skills in 2024 with an exciting webinar! Join Sang Lee from the Chicago Bar Foundation, Ayla Ercin with the Lawyer’s Campaign for Equal Justice,…

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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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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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The October Member Spotlight shines on the Lancaster Law Foundation. Their Mission:  The Lancaster Law Foundation’s mission is to promote equal access to justice for all in Lancaster County by funding public interest law projects, delivering pro bono service, and educating the public on civic and legal issues. About the Organization: The Lancaster Law Foundation’s…

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The August Member Spotlight shines on the Nevada Bar Foundation. Their Mission:  The Nevada Bar Foundation’s mission is to provide legally-related services to the poor, to the victims of domestic violence, and to children protected by or in need of protection of the juvenile court and to promote or provide law-related educational programs for members…

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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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The July Member Spotlight shines on the Delaware Bar Foundation. Their Mission:  The Delaware Bar Foundation’s mission is to improve the administration of justice in Delaware by:  Providing funding for legal services for the poor Promoting study and research in the field of law Fostering knowledge of citizenship rights and responsibilities Enhancing public respect for…

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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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The June Member Spotlight shines on the Chicago Bar Foundation. Their Mission:  The Chicago Bar Foundation is the charitable arm of the Chicago Bar Association and their mission recognizes that taking a leadership role to ensure equal access to justice is our common cause as a profession, and that we can make a distinct impact…

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THE RESULTS ARE IN: NCBF MEMBERSHIP SURVEY This spring NCBF surveyed its members to help identify how to best serve you. Half of the survey respondents participate in NCBF through their state bar foundation, 31% through their local bar foundation, and 19% as individual members. Approximately two thirds of respondents have been NCBF members for…

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