Your financial support matters by providing
funding for law-related charitable and education projects that take place across
New York, positively impacting men, women, and children in our communities. Because of your support, The Foundation is
able to make a difference in the lives of less fortunate people in our
communities, on a daily basis.
we make a difference.
As we review grant applications and
grantee reports, we see testimonials of how your gift makes life-changing
impacts on people every day.
As attorneys, we are more aware than
most of the gaps in legal services for economically disadvantaged individuals.
For many types of legal services, if the consumer cannot pay, he or she is
dependent on legal services corporations or attorneys who offer pro bono
services. Many of the functionally poor in our communities are actually not
impoverished enough to qualify for
legal aid. And there are always more cases than legal services corporations can
It is these un-served and under-served
legal needs that The New York Bar Foundation can help fill. Grants to
organizations that run divorce clinics or client housing workshops, or help
train pro bono attorneys can actually reach hundreds of individuals who might
otherwise never have the benefit of legal advice.
By giving to The New York Bar Foundation
you play a key role in making a difference.
John H. Gross, President