PROGRAMS OF THE
ILLINOIS BAR FOUNDATION
The IBF distributes grants to organizations around the state that provide civil legal aid services, educate individuals about their rights and responsibilities, and encourage pro bono work.
ACCESS TO JUSTICE GRANTS
WARREN LUPEL LAWYERS CARE FUND
The Lawyers Care Fund provides a lifeline to attorneys and their families with nowhere left to turn, offering financial aid to help them pay for day-to-day necessities during times of crisis.
Post-Graduate Legal Fellowships empower recent law school graduates to build their professional skills while also enabling civil legal aid clinics to help more low-income clients.
POST-GRADUATE LEGAL FELLOWSHIPS
Illinois JusticeCorps places trained volunteers in courthouses around the state to give navigational and procedural assistance to those facing the legal system without an attorney.
The Illinois Bar Foundation oversees a number of other funds with the aim of increasing access to civil legal aid in the State of Illinois. Read more about the M. Denny Hassakis Fund, Jason E. Bellows Fund, and ISBA YLD Children's Assistance Fund here.