The Massachusetts Bar Foundation is accepting applications for
its 2011-12 IOLTA Grants Program.
The MBF expects to award approximately $3 million to nonprofit
organizations for law-related programs that either provide civil
legal services to the state's low-income population, or improve the
administration of justice in the commonwealth.
Application materials are available at www.MassBarFoundation.org.
The deadline for application submission is Friday, March 4.
The Massachusetts Bar Foundation is the commonwealth's premier
legal charity. Founded in 1964, the MBF is the philanthropic
partner of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and is one of three
charitable entities in Massachusetts that distributes funds through
the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's Interest on Lawyers'
Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Program.
The foundation represents the commitment of the lawyers of
Massachusetts to improve the administration of justice, to promote
understanding of the law, and to ensure equal access to the legal
system for all residents of the commonwealth, particularly those