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  • Foundation allocates $10.8 million in funding

    The Florida Bar Foundation board of directors allocated $10,814,244 in 2018-19 funding at its first quarter board meeting Sept. 14. The Foundation will use $6.8 million from Bank of America’s (BOA) settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice; the remainder of funding comes from Florida’s Interest on Trust Accounts (IOTA)

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  • Dominic C. “Donny” MacKenzie, Executive Director

    Dominic C. “Donny” MacKenzie is the executive director of The Florida Bar Foundation. Appointed by the Foundation’s board of directors in 2018, Donny serves as the chief executive officer of the Foundation. In conjunction with the board of directors, the executive director sets a vision for organizational development, oversees systems,

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  • 2019 Community Economic Development grant application process begins Aug. 31

    The 2019 Community Economic Development grant application process will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. The deadline for grant applications is 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted. Paper or emailed applications will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted via

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  • Foundation awards three Law School Civil Legal Clinic grants

    The Florida Bar Foundation has awarded $220,946 in grants to fund three law school civil legal clinics through a new grant program. “Clinics are a great way for law students to be involved in community-based civil legal assistance,” said Kate York, the Foundation’s grants program officer. “Law school clinics benefit

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  • Urgent Immigration Pro Bono Opportunities

    This is an URGENT national pro bono project to assist immigrants who are being released from detention and relocated to cities and towns across the country. The families will be required to check in with ICE shortly after they are released, and the project is designed to pair them with

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