Butler County Bar Association Foundation

2019 grant applications are due by February 28, 2019.
 
 
 
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. 
 
 
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 >>
Julie C Anderson
Thomas E. Breth
Sean M. Gallagher
Michael J. Pater
Michael D. Hnath
William J. Schenck
Patrick M. Casey
Maryann Bozich-DiLuigi
 
 
View BCBAF ByLaws >>
 
View BCBAF Articles of Incorporation  >>
 
 

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

Bar Foundation Awards $15,000 to Justice and Charity Related Causes for 2017 

The Butler County Bar Association Foundation, the non-profit charitable arm of the Butler County Bar Association, recently awarded five (5) grants totaling $15,000 through its 2017 grant program. These grants were presented June 27th to the awardees at a luncheon at Butler County Bar Association. 
 
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 $15,000 to the Butler County Community College Adult Literacy Program, Lifesteps Families Forever Program, The Lighthouse Foundation, Middlesex Police K9 Unit "Mibo", and the Ellen O'Brien Gaiser Addiction Center.
 
The Butler County Bar Association Foundation began its charitable mission in 2015. Since that time, including this year, the Butler County Bar Association Foundation has distributed more than $75,500 in support of law and charitable related causes in Butler County. 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. 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.