In addition to Organizational Support and Special Project grants, your support makes possible a number of other grants to support a variety of access to justice and related initiatives.
The CBF provides significant funding each year for a number of fellowships, scholarships, and internships that make it possible for dedicated law students and lawyers to pursue careers in legal aid and public interest law in the face of often overwhelming financial challenges.
Learn more about the CBF’s fellowship and scholarship programs
CBF Young Professionals Board/CBA Young Lawyers Section Partnership grants fund projects that educate vulnerable youth about their legal rights and responsibilities or otherwise provide or promote legal or civic-related education, including diversity initiatives.
Each year, award recipients at the Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon have an opportunity to designate a special grant to a CBF-funded organization of his or her choice.
See a list of these grants in 2021
The CBF also makes a number of other discretionary grants throughout the year, such as paying for the CBA membership and CLE Advantage membership for each staff attorney working at one of our grantee organizations.