2017 Bar Foundation Awards $15,000 to Justice and Charity Related Causes
2016 Bar Foundation Awards $20,000 to Justice and Charity Related Causes
Front Row (Left to Right): Julie Anderson, Connecting2Tomorrow; Bette Peoples, Grapevine Center; Michael Hnath, Esq., BCBAF Chairman; and Steve Green, Butler County Children’s Center.
Back Row (Left to Right): Sean Gallagher, Esq. BCBAF; Barbara Gade, BC3 Adult Literacy Program; James Owen, Society of St Vincent de Paul; and Dan Steighner, Big Brother Big Sister of Butler County
The Butler County Bar Association Foundation, the non-profit charitable arm of the Butler County Bar Association, recently awarded six (6) grants totaling $20,000 through its 2016 grant program. These grants were presented following the June 16, 2016 Quarterly Meeting. Grants were awarded to Butler County-based non-profit organizations that provide services to individuals and families struggling with poverty, abuse, crime and discrimination.
The Bar Foundation awarded a total of $20,000 to the Big Brothers Big Sister of Butler County, Butler County Children’s Center, Butler County Community College Adult Literacy Program, Connecting2Tomorrow, Grapevine Center and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
2015 Grant Recipients
The Butler County Bar Association Foundation began its charitable mission in 2015 with a grant to Victim Outreach Intervention Center (VOICe). VOICe clearly demonstrated this mission with its service to the local community, especially in the area of domestic violence and Family Law.