Lorrie's last words as President...
Yet another year has passed...
"If you want something done, ask a busy person."
This phrase very well could be the mantra for all of us who work and volunteer for busy foundations. We often have too much work and not enough staff. It never stops. In fact, it becomes increasingly more challenging with each success, which undoubtedly brings more work.
Bar Foundations in Action
Bar Foundations in Action: Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation
In partnership with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and Foundation, Legal Connection: Military Matters provides free and low cost legal assistance for veterans and active duty military personnel that don’t qualify for aid from other agencies, as well as hosts legal clinics and information sessions, holds an annual Symposium, and facilitates the continued learning that legal service provides to the complexities of legal issues specific to the military.
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
My bar foundation is considering adding a category to our Fellows Program which would ask Fellows who are paid-up to continue to give on an annual bases to help sustain our grants program. Has anyone added this level or have an annual giving component that is not capped?
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.
West Virginia Bar Foundation is 2017 NCBF/LexisNexis Partnerships for Success Award Recipient
The Student Legal Clinic Grant, awarded to the West Virginia University College of Law by the West Virginia Bar Foundation, is the winner of the 2017 NCBF/LexisNexis Partnerships for Success Award. See the Awards Page for more information.