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The Louisiana Bar Foundation

Advancing Equal Justice and law-related education through Fellowship

LBF 2014-15 Board Swearing in Friday night at the Annual Fellows Gala
Hon. C. Wendell Manning, President; H. Minor Pipes III, Vice President; E. Jane Sherman, Treasurer; Valerie Briggs Bargas, Secretary; and Chief Justice Bernette Johnson

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2014-2015 Annual-Sustaining Grant Applications Now Closed
  • October 1, 2013 - On-line application database opens.
  • December 2, 2013 - On-line application database will close.
  • February 14, 2014 - LRAP applications are due.
  • January - March 2014 - Grants Committee will meet.
  • April 11, 2014 - Grant awards will be made at BOD meeting.
  • Early May 2014 - Award letters/contracts/declination letters will be mailed.

Who We Are
The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana. We exist to preserve, honor and improve our system of justice by funding, developing and otherwise promoting efforts which enhance the legal profession, increase public understanding of the legal system and advance the reality of equal justice under the law. The LBF supports programs that provide free legal services for the poor in all 64 parishes of the state of Louisiana.


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1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000, New Orleans, LA 70112

LBF Awards $5.9 Million to
Non-profit Organizations
for 2013-1014

For a full list of grantees click here.
LBF Awards $5.9  Million to Non-profit Organizations for 2013-1014


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Foundation Events
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5/7/2014 - 12:00 PM
Southwest Annual Fellows Luncheon at Pujo Street Cafe

5/8/2014 - 8:00 AM
Acadiana Annual Fellows Breakfast at French Press

5/8/2014 - 12:00 PM
Capital Area Annual Fellows Luncheon at Zolia Bistro

5/15/2014 - 8:00 AM
Northwest Annual Fellows Breakfast at Shreveport Bar Foundation

5/15/2014 - 12:00 PM
Central Annual Fellows Luncheon at Cajun Landing

5/21/2014 - 12:00 PM
North Shore Annual Fellows Luncheon at Gallagher's Grill

5/21/2014 - 5:00 PM
Greater Orleans Annual Fellows Reception

5/22/2014 - 12:00 PM
Bayou Region Annual Fellows Luncheon at Cristiano Ristorante

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Louisiana Bar Foundation  |  1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000  |  New Orleans, LA 70112  |  Phone: 504.561.1046  |  Fax: 504.566.1926