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NCCI Presents LBF Kids' Chance with a Check

NCCI Presents LBF Kids' Chance with a Check

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), presented Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program with a check at the NCCI Advisory Forum today in Baton Rouge.

Pictured left to right are Matt Richards, Chair of LBF Kids’ Chance; Brett Foster, NCCI Manager & Associate Actuary; and Clarissa Preston, NCCI State Relations Executive.

 

Scholarships for Children of Injured Workers-Apply Now

Scholarships for Children of Injured Workers-Apply Now

Online applications are now open for the The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program. This scholarship is for dependents of Louisiana Workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident. Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are available, click here to apply online now. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 26.

Are you eligible for LBF Kids' Chance? Check out our information and guidelines.

Too young for college? Sign up for Planning for the Future and when the time is right, Kids’ Chance will make contact. 

Contact Dee Jones if you have questions, call 504-561-1046 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Apply Now!

 

 

Kids' Chance Awareness at Urban South

Kids' Chance Awareness at Urban South

LBF Kids’ Chance Celebrated Kids’ Chance Awareness Week with a Meet and Greet at Urban South Brewery on November 13. Former scholarship recipients spoke about how important Kids’ Chance support was to them. Kids’ Chance is a scholarship program for dependents of workers killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident.

Kids’ Chance Awareness Week is designed to increase our visibility and spread the word about Kids’ Chance to potential donors, sponsors, and scholarship recipients.

Click here to find out more about LBF Kids’ Chance.

Click here to donate to LBF Kids’ Chance.

Too young for college? Click here to register for Planning for the Future.

Gov. Edwards Proclaims Kids' Chance Awareness Week

Gov. Edwards Proclaims Kids' Chance Awareness Week

Governor John Bel Edwards has proclaimed November 9-13, 2020 Kids' Chance Awareness Week in the state of Louisiana. Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) President Skip Philips is holding the official proclamation.

Every year the entire Kids’ Chance community (now in 48 states) dedicates one special week to raising awareness of Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program nationwide. The LBF Kids’ Chance committee will send care packages to our current Kids’ Chance scholarship recipients and work to raise awareness of Kids’ Chance in Louisiana.

You can help with Kids’ Chance Awareness Week this year-

  • You can host a “Dress Down for Kids’ Chance Day,” with donors getting to wear jeans to work for the day.
  • Host a “Pizza Party for Kids’ Chance,” letting donors have a fun pizza party at work while sharing Kids’ Chance information with them.
  • Become a sponsor or make a one time donation 

The LBF Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program is for dependents of Louisiana Workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident. Applications for the 2021-22 academic year will be available online December 1, 2020.

Too young for college? Sign up for Planning for the Future and when the time is right, Kids’ Chance will make contact.

Contact Dee Jones if you have questions or want to get involved with helping families of Louisiana workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident, call 504-561-1046 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LWCC Hosts Kids' Chance Golf Tournament

LWCC Hosts Kids' Chance Golf Tournament

The LWCC hosted their 16th Annual Kids' Chance Invitational Golf Tournament in Baton Rouge. Some of the 2019-20 LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship recipients enjoyed lunch and received checks prior to the tournament. This year LBF awarded 16 scholarships totaling $55,500. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year will be available online December 1. Contact the LBF if you would like information about the LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship Program. 

 

LBF Kids' Chance Awards $35,000 in Scholarships

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship program is awarding $35,000 in scholarships to seven students in Louisiana for the 2020-21 school year. Scholarships are awarded to dependent children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers’ Compensation Act or law.

The LBF Kids' Chance Program was started in 2004 and is administered by the LBF and governed by a committee representing a cross-section of the state's legal and workers compensation communities. Since 2004, the LBF has awarded 313 scholarships totaling $754,000.

2020-21 recipients are: Tyler Byrd, Pearl River; Matthew Garrett, Montegut; Mason Graham, Luling; Blake Ledet, Houma; Breanna Leleaux, Lafayette; Hallie Rogers, Patterson; and Derek Trouard, Baton Rouge.

For more information about LBF Kids’ Chance click here.

LBF Kids' Chance Awareness Week November 11-15

LBF Kids' Chance Awareness Week November 11-15

Every year the entire Kids’ Chance community (now in 47 states) dedicates one special week to raising awareness of Kids’ Chance nationwide. This year, Kids’ Chance Awareness Week will be held November 11-15, 2019. In Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards has proclaimed it LBF Kids’ Chance Awareness Week. During this week the committee will be sending care packages to our current Kids’ Chance scholarship recipients. Attend our “Kids’ Chance Awareness Meet and Greet” at Urban South Brewery in New Orleans on Wednesday, November 13, from 5-7.

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship Program is for dependents of Louisiana Workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year will be available online December 1, 2019.

Click here for more info about LBF Kids’ Chance

Click here for program guidelines. 

Too young for college? sign up for Planning for the Future and when the time is right, Kids’ Chance will make contact.

You can help with Awareness Week this year-

·         We are looking for donations of your company swag and gift cards to include in the Kids’ Chance Care packages.

·         You can host a “Dress Down for Kids’ Chance Day,” with donors getting to wear jeans to work for the day.

·         Host a “Pizza Party for Kids’ Chance,” letting donors have a fun pizza party at work.

·         Attend our “Kids’ Chance Awareness Meet and Greet” at Urban South Brewery in New Orleans on Wednesday, November 13, from 5-7.

 

Contact Dee Jones if you have questions or want to get involved with helping families of Louisiana workers’ killed or permanently and totally disabled in a work accident, call 504-561-1046 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

 

 

 

 

Apply Now for LBF Kids' Chance Scholarships

Apply now thru February 17, 2020-The LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship program provides scholarships to the children of Louisiana workers who have been killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers' Compensation Act or law.

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a dependent of a worker killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Worker's Compensation Act or law.
  • Must be a Louisiana resident between the ages of 16 and 25.
  • Must maintain a "C" average or higher.
  • Must demonstrate substantial financial need.
  • Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree (bachelor's or associate's) or vocational education and training (certificate or license) from an accredited Louisiana (*) university, community, technical or vocational college and/or state approved proprietary school.
    *An exception may be made for attendance at an accredited out of state institution for extraordinary reasons.

Click here to apply a LBF Kids' Chance Scholarship!

Click here for more information about LBF Kids' Chance.

 

2019-20 Kids' Chance Application Now Open

The Louisiana Bar Foundation Kids' Chance Scholarship Program is helping kids achieve their dreams. The program provides scholarships to the children of Louisiana workers who have been killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers' Compensation Act or law. 

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a dependent of a worker killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Worker's Compensation Act or law.
  • Must be a Louisiana resident between the ages of 16 and 25.
  • Must maintain a "C" average or higher.
  • Must demonstrate substantial financial need.
  • Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree (bachelor's or associate's) or vocational education and training (certificate or license) from an accredited Louisiana (*) university, community, technical or vocational college and/or state approved proprietary school.

 *An exception may be made for attendance at an accredited out of state institution for extraordinary reasons.

Apply now for the 2019-20 school year. Deadline to apply is Monday, February 18, 2019.

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



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