In keeping with our Rule of Law theme, the Foundation’s grant making in the coming year prioritizes funding for civil legal services programs assisting with the essentials of life, namely:
The Foundation has an on-line grant application system. All you need to do is create an account for your organization and apply! Mailed in applications are not accepted.
Grant applications for 2021 will be accepted through October 15, 2020. If you missed this deadline you will need to apply in 2021 for the 2022 program. View TNYBF GRANT GUIDELINES to see if your organization is eligible.
Donors and Sections of The New York State Bar Association impact the future of the law profession through The Foundation by providing invaluable real-life experiences to law students across the state. These educational opportunities give students the platform and knowledge to build a solid base for their career goals; while attracting extraordinary law students to the profession who may not otherwise have the finances or opportunities to succeed in this field.
Awarded to students who will age out or have aged out of foster care with a permanency goal of Another Planned Permanent Living Arrangement (APPLA). Click here for application
The scholarship is open to all second year (2L) law students enrolled in the State of New York. The scholarship will be awarded to a law school student who excels in legal writing and advocacy skills.