• Foundation helps lead statewide advances in access to justice

    Work has begun on a reinvigorated technology initiative that will help The Florida Bar Foundation further live up to its “Leadership and Funding for Justice in Florida” tagline. “Many people are aware of the Foundation’s role as a funder but are less familiar with its significant leadership role when it

  • Foundation continues to fund the Innocence Project of Florida

    The Florida Bar Foundation has cut its grants through the Improvements in the Administration of Justice grant program from $2.7 million in 2008-09 to $502,516 in 2012-13 due to the lack of revenue from Florida’s Interest on Trust Accounts Program. Among the projects still funded through the program is the

  • Grants update

    The Florida Bar Foundation has provided its legal aid grantees with updated projections for anticipated grant cuts through the 2015-16 fiscal year. By then, the Foundation anticipates that it will have made cuts of 76 percent since 2009-10 in the general support grants it provides 30 legal aid grantees throughout

  • Florida Bar Foundation convenes children’s legal services grantees

    September 2011 by Gabrielle Davis Former foster youth Ashtavia Maddox gave a powerful charge to 45 children’s legal services attorneys gathered September 15-16 in Orlando. “Stay empowered,” she said, urging the group to continue to help ensure the legal rights of thousands of low-income and foster children in Florida. The

  • Foundation co-sponsors Florida Justice Summit

    November 2009 TAMPA — With partial support from The Florida Bar Foundation in the form of a $160,000 grant made through the Foundation’s Improvements in the Administration of Justice Grant Program, the Collins Center for Public Policy is hosting the Florida Justice Summit 2009 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay