The mission of The Florida Bar Foundation, a charitable organization established in 1956 by The Florida Bar Board of Governors and the Florida Supreme Court, is to provide greater access to justice in Florida.
The Foundation accomplishes its mission through grant programs and initiatives that:
Expand and improve representation and advocacy on behalf of low-income persons in civil legal matters.
Improve the fair and effective administration of justice.
Promote public service among lawyers by making it an integral component of the law school experience.
Stories of Justice
Domestic violence survivors turn to legal aid for divorce, support
Florida Justice Institute case forces change in prison health care policy
Keeping children with disabilities out of the school-to-prison pipeline
Settlement helps seniors, disabled on Medicaid avoid nursing homes
Legal aid attorneys push Florida Medicaid to cover cure for hepatitis C
Pro bono attorney prevents wrongful eviction for mother and daughter
Mobile Law for All project sends volunteers into high-poverty neighborhoods
Teamwork enables Miami veteran to keep longtime family home
Pro bono help brings a mother’s six-year wait to a joyful end
Video Spotlight: Saving Keith and Vickki's Dream Home
A long legal road leads to a permanent home for Brittney
Laid off legal aid attorney continued pro bono on case ending with $17.4 million verdict
Medical-legal partnership answers veterans' needs, changes lives
Foundation grantees stepping up to help children fleeing violence in Central America
Support of Bar members critical to success of children's projects
Legal Aid attorney opens doors for first-grader