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As the largest state funder of legal aid, the LBF supports service organizations throughout Louisiana that provide free, civil legal representation to the indigent, law-related education to the public and…

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Through grants, we assist women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, the newly unemployed, those facing loss of their homes, disaster victims, and many others.

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The LBF relies on charitable contributions from individuals, law firms, corporations, and other foundations to help fund civil legal aid programs.

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Technology is the Key to Doing More with Less - By President Valerie Briggs Bargas

Technology is a key tool in affording support and resources to the civil legal aid community. As the largest state funder of civil legal aid, the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) has often taken the lead in assisting civil legal providers and grantees with technological resources and information so they can continue to be more accessible and efficient with their limited resources. Click here for full article.

National Kids’ Chance Awareness Week is designed to highlight Kids’ Chance initiatives, programs, and state organizations and raise awareness about Kids’ Chance and our mission. 

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Kids' Chance provides higher education scholarships to children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently disabled. . .

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Civil legal aid is free legal advice, representation or other legal assistance provided to low-income and vulnerable. . .
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The LBF Education Committee produces a continuing series of oral histories. . .

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Members of the Louisiana Bar Foundation are referred to as Fellows. Fellowship consists of judges, lawyers. . .

The Louisiana Bar Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana.