Support the CBF
You can make a real difference in making the justice system and our larger community a fairer and better place with a contribution to the CBF by making a gift now, or you can learn more by reviewing the options below. By coming together through the CBF, you can make a far greater impact than any of us could on our own.
Make a Gift Today
The annual Investing in Justice Campaign rallies Chicago’s entire legal community around our common cause of ensuring that everyone has access to necessary legal help, not just people who can afford it. Thousands of individual lawyers and legal professionals at more than 150 Chicago-area law firms, corporate legal departments, companies, and other law-related organizations participate in the Campaign.
How can you strengthen innovation in our legal system?
Addressing systemic issues that impact the entire pro bono and legal aid environment, and creating innovative solutions like the Online Pro Bono Opportunities Guide
Legislative and Policy Advocacy
Giving our legal community a strong collective voice on access to justice issues, helping to make possible groundbreaking programs like the Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network
Court System Advocacy
Providing key assistance to the many thousands of people coming into the courts on their own through initiatives like the Resource Center for People without Lawyers in the Circuit Court of Cook County
Other Ways to Give