The D.C. Bar Foundation is the leading private funder of civil legal aid in the District of Columbia. DCBF is committed to equal access to the justice system for District residents, regardless of income level. With DCBF funding, legal aid organizations provide assistance to thousands of DC residents each year.
The DC Bar Foundation will present the Jerrold Scoutt Prize to James D. Bishop, Director of the Catholic Charities Legal Network of the Archdiocese of Washington, at the D.C. Bar's annual Judicial Reception on May 15, 2014. Read more...
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Kirra L. Jarratt has been named the new Executive Director of the DC Bar Foundation. Read more.
DC Bar Foundation's Board awarded grants totaling $700,000 to nonprofit legal aid organizations, as well as mid-year loan repayment support to public interest attorneys. Read more.
More than a dozen civil legal services organizations in the District of Columbia will receive grants totaling $3.17 million, the D.C. Bar Foundation announced. Read more...
The DC Bar Foundation presented Su Sie Ju of Bread for the City
with the 2013 Jerrold Scoutt Prize.
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