Existing CBF Funds
Chester Family Professionalism Fund supports the Chester Family Professionalism Institute.
Columbus Bar Association Alliance Fund supports the philanthropic works of the Columbus Bar Association Alliance such as Kids Voting, the OWjL Mock Trial program and the National Center for Adoption Law and Policy.
Columbus Bar Association Fund provides seed money and ongoing support to the philanthropic interests of the Columbus Bar Association.
Delivery of Legal Services Fund -supports innovative programming such as Project Dignity (holistic domestic violence representation) and the Child Advocacy Project (securing educational and health benefits for children) at the Legal Aid Society of Columbus and/or other entities, which provide legal services to the poor of central Ohio
Elam, John C. Memorial Fund supports and recognizes professional excellence among the Legal Aid Society of Columbus staff.
Holton, Hugh Fund supports the Columbus Bar Association’s Real Property Institute.
Horst, Theodore L. Memorial Fund supports the Columbus Bar Association’s CLE program in the areas of estate planning and probate law.
Lawyers for Justice Fund supports the staffing of the Columbus Bar Association’s pro bono programs.
Murphy, Denis J. Memorial Fund supports the infrastructure needed to efficiently provide quality pro bono legal services, including facilities, training, and litigation support.
Open Books Open Minds Fund provides books, computers and other educational materials to the Franklin County Juvenile Court and Detention Facility.
Pace, Angela Juvenile Justice Fund supports the Center for Child and Family Advocacy.
Professional Diversity Fund supports the Columbus Bar Association’s diversity in the profession initiative.
Schermer, Marsha Rockey Memorial Scholarship Fund is a need based scholarship for women and minority law students.
Smith, Scott E. Fund supports the Center for Child and family Advocacy.