Butler County Bar Association Foundation

2020 grant applications were due by February 28, 2020.
 
 
 
The Butler County Bar Association Foundation operates on an annual grant-distribution cycle. 

 
Questions regarding the BCBAF's grant making should be directed to Executive Director Janis Hackett at 724-841-0130.
 
 
 
2020 Butler County Bar Foundation Awards $20,000
to Justice and Charity Related Causes

The Butler County Bar Association Foundation, the non-profit charitable arm of the Butler County Bar Association, recently awarded six (7) grants totaling $20,000 through its 2020 grant program. 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 $1,500 to Glade Run Lutheran Services, $2,000 to The Lighthouse Foundation, $4,000 to Prospect Community Library, $4,000 to Bethany Christian Services of Western Pennsylvania, $2,000 to the Jean B. Purvis Community Health Center, $2,500 to Butler County Region United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania and $4,000 to Grace Youth and Family Foundation.

 
MISSION
 
The mission of the Foundation is to promote access to justice, legal education, and charity in accordance with the mission and goals of the Butler County Bar Association. 
 
The members of the Butler County Bar Association established the Butler County Bar Foundation in 2015 to financially support the outstanding charitable works of countless individuals and organizations within Butler County.
 
Serving as the charitable arm of the Butler County Bar Association, the Butler County Bar Association Foundation was established with the express purpose of providing financial assistance to individuals, organizations, and projects related to the law and the legal system. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.
 
IMPACT
 
Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $90,000 in grants to local organizations. These grant funds have been used to support community programs related to literacy, youth mentoring, victim support, specialized law enforcement resources and food banks.
 
BCBAF Annual Report >>
 
Since 2015, the Butler County Bar Association Foundation has made a positive impact on our community by awarding over $90,000.00 in grant funding to 16 local nonprofit organizations and projects that improve the administration of justice and provide support to those in need in our community. This year, the BCBAF gave out 6 grants. Learn more about the CBAF Annual Grant Process and Grantees >>
 
The Foundation and its members hope that the Foundation’s financial support will continue to make a positive difference in the lives of the residents of Butler County. 
 
 
SUPPORT
 
The foundation is supported by a legal community that cares about access to justice. In addition to financial support, local lawyers and law firms generously donate their time and legal services in numerous pro bono activities within the County. The Foundation is intended to provide the Bar Association and its members with another way to give back to the community.  
 
Become a supporter by donating to the BCBAF >>
 
BCBAF Board of Directors >>
 
Delia Bouwers Bianchin
Jackie R. Dimun
Sean M. Gallagher
Michael D. Hnath
John R. Kardos
Daniel P. Lynch
Michael J. Pater
William J. Schenck
Patrick M. Casey
 
 
 
View BCBAF Articles of Incorporation  >>
 
 

Questions regarding the BCBAF's annual grant making? Call us at 724.841.0130