The Foundation of the Federal Bar Association is providing grant opportunities in support of community service or outreach projects that involve FBA chapter participation. Grants applications are accepted twice during the Foundation’s fiscal year and the next deadline for grant applications is December 15. Currently, the maximum grant amount is $5,000 and the number of grants awarded each year will be dependent upon available funding and the number and quality of applications. All FBA chapters are encouraged to apply for a grant.
Download the Grant Application
See our 2012 award recipients
To be eligible for a grant, a project must address the need for legal services in the community or must fall under any component of the Foundation’s mission, which is to:
- Promote and support legal research and education;
- Advance the science of jurisprudence;
- Facilitate the administration of justice; and
- Foster improvements in the practice of Federal law.
Grants applications are accepted twice during the Foundation’s fiscal year and processed according to the following schedule:
|Grant Application Due Date
A chapter may only receive funds from the Foundation every other year. Grant recipients will be required to file a Foundation Grant Program Follow-Up Report at the conclusion of the program or not later than six months after the grant is awarded.
Should you have any questions, please contact the foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at (571) 481-9100. Please remember community service or outreach should by the program's focus, and chapter participation in the project is necessary. The Foundation is looking forward to receiving your applications soon!
Dennis J. Clark
Foundation of the FBA President