The Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF), a 501(c)(3) grantmaking organization, is the largest Bar Foundation in the United States, awarding grants that support programs addressing specific legal needs that align with the OSBF’s mission and honoring the accomplishments of the legal community. As the charitable arm of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA), the OSBF…

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The West Virginia Bar Foundation (WVBF) is the philanthropic organization for the legal profession and justice system in West Virginia. It has celebrated more than thirty years of service since its incorporation as a non-profit charitable entity in West Virginia on December 30, 1988. WVBF’s primary mission is to make grants to organizations that provide…

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The Oklahoma Bar Foundation (OBF) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1946 by members of the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) to accomplish law-related charitable good works statewide. Through their grants and awards program, they provide annual funding for law-related non-profits, court improvements, and law school scholarships. OBF is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year! OBF…

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Formed in 2019, the California Lawyers Foundation (“CLF”) is the charitable arm and partner of the California Lawyers Association, California’s voluntary statewide bar association.  While new to the scene, the CLF is a statewide foundation actively developing and supporting projects that improve access to justice for people in need and make the legal system more…

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The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) entity organized under the State of Louisiana. As the largest state funder of civil legal aid, the LBF supports non-profits throughout Louisiana that provide free, civil legal representation to the indigent, law-related education to the public and administration of justice projects. Since 1989, the…

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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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