The Philadelphia Bar Foundation was founded in 1964 with the mission of promoting equal access to justice and ensuring that all individuals understand their right to equal justice under law. The Bar Foundation is the only organization in Philadelphia solely dedicated to supporting the city’s legal services community, awarding unrestricted grants and other technical assistance…

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Founded in 1977, the District of Columbia Bar Foundation (DCBF) aims to transform DC’s civil legal aid network, working closely with all stakeholders, so District residents have a fair and equal legal experience. The Foundation supports DC legal aid organizations working on a spectrum of civil legal issues, including housing, employment, immigration, domestic violence, access…

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The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation (KCMBF), founded in 1979 is the charitable arm of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA), which serves approximately 5,000 members of the bar in both Kansas and Missouri. The Mission of the foundation is to serve the community by creating and supporting public service or educational programs which…

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The New York Bar Foundation works to improve access to justice and enhance public understanding of the law around the state.  Through our grant program, fellowships and scholarships, issue focused campaigns, and partnerships with the New York State Bar Association we continue to assist in making impactful changes to the lives of New Yorker’s. This…

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LAW DAY CIVIC PRESENTATIONS-VIRGIN ISLANDS BAR FOUNDATION [St. Croix, VI] — In commemoration of this year’s Law Day, the Virgin Islands Bar Foundation conducted its first annual Law Day School presentations from May 3, 2019 through May 29, 2019. During the Law Day School presentations, the foundation – with the support of volunteer members of…

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Foundation of the New Haven County Bar The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar is a grant-making foundation that helps lawyers use their unique position in the community to advance the interests of justice of those in need.  Since 2004, the FNHCB has provided more than $250,000 to local charities and non-profit service organizations…

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The Oklahoma Bar Foundation (OBF) is celebrating $15 Million in grants awarded to fund services by law-related non-profits, court improvements and scholarships to Oklahoma law students.  Since its inception in 1946, the OBF’s goal has been to provide and perform law-related charitable services and good works throughout Oklahoma. In 2019, the OBF Board of Trustees…

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It has been 10 days since Hurricane Florence hit the Carolina coast, but the storm is still with us. This morning’s news reported that the Cape Fear River is finally expected to crest today – at a record high – and remain at flood levels for days. Parts of Interstate 40 are still under water…

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The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation (CMBF) is proud to support the Louis Stokes Scholars Program, a pipeline diversity and inclusion program of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA). The Stokes Scholars program, launched in 2012, was designed to connect our high school and law school pipeline programs. It provides paid summer internships, mentoring and enrichment…

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The Birmingham Bar Foundation’s educational programming includes two successful programs: Resolve-2-Solve and Raising the Bar. Resolve-2-Solve is a conflict resolution and peer mediation program developed by the Birmingham Bar Foundation and the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section of the Birmingham Bar Association to teach students positive conflict resolution and peer mediation skills. The goals of the…

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