Grantee Profile

Chicago Bar Foundation

Grants to Chicago Bar Foundation

  • $400,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) is the charitable arm of The Chicago Bar Association. Its Justice Entrepreneurs Project (the Project) is an initiative of the CBF to address a failure of the market for legal assistance for low- and moderate-income people in the Chicago area. The Project serves as a small business incubator for recent law school graduates starting socially conscious law practices intended to serve those with too much income to qualify for free legal aid, but without the means to pay for market rate legal services.

  • $50,000

    1986 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Chicago Bar Foundation $450,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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