President's Column, Spring 2015

Happy Spring!

Watch your inbox for registration information for the 2015 NCBF Annual Meeting, in Chicago, from July 30 - August 1. Scholarships are available to defray the costs of attending - take advantage of this member benefit!

Bar Foundations in Action

The Foundation of the Monroe County Bar held its fifth Jazz for Justice in March. Its primary fundraising event, the foundation raised over $30K. Among its many partners is the Eastman School of Music whose student bands perform. For more information, contact Liz Novak, Membership, Communications and Foundation Manager.

The Complete Guide to Bar Foundations

A free member benefit to all NCBF members, the guide contains sound advice and information along with sample policies that you can adapt to fit your foundation's needs.

Recent Listserve Q&A

Do you have community (non-lawyer) members on your foundation boards?

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  • NCBF's Surveys

    NCBF Members Only resources feature surveys covering a range of topics, ncluding the national impact bar foundation funding has on legal services and the administration of justice, and executive compensation.

    If you are a member, you can access the surveys here with the member password. If you are not a member, learn more here.


    NCBF 2015 Annual Meeting, July 31 - August 1

    Now Accepting Applications for the 2015 NCBF/LexisNexis Partnerships for Success Award

    In partnership with LexisNexis, this NCBF award honors bar foundation initiatives that make a significant impact in their community on issues for which lawyers are uniquely positioned to lead.

    Click here to find out more about the program, criteria and previous award recipients. Applications are available here. Deadline for submissions is May 15.

    Complete the 2015 NCBF Compensation Survey

    Help us ensure every NCBF member has access to a salary survey that has the most up-to-date information for our field. If you haven’t already responded, please do so by June 1 so we will have a final report ready this summer.