Leading private funder of civil legal aid in the District of Columbia. It is committed to the vision that residents of the District have equal access to justice, regardless of income.
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Primary geographic focus: District of Columbia
Organization type(s): Bar/Pro Bono, Funder
Acronym or short name: DCBF
The mission of the DC Bar Foundation is to fund, support, and improve the civil legal services network of the District of Columbia. We are the leading funder of civil legal aid in the city, and we are committed to equal access to the justice system for District residents, regardless of income level. The Foundation’s funding allows civil legal services organizations to provide assistance to thousands of District residents each year.
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCEAudio , News Story Barbour Ulrich
Federal News Radio
April 21, 2017
The D.C. Bar Foundation is raising funds to ensure all defendants receive a fair trial, including civil cases.
News Story Catherine Ho
August 27, 2014
Because of the Bank of America settlement, at least $30 million for a program that raises funds for the nation’s providers of civil legal services to the poor.
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