How we've helped historically

Grants Awarded By Year

2013201220112010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 / 2002 / 2001 / 2000
1999 / 1998 / 1997 / 1996 / 1995 / 1994 / 1993 / 1992

 2013 - Grants Awarded*:

  • Asian Services In Action - Community Legal Education Project II ($39,583)
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates of Franklin County - Guardian ad Litem FLEX Training ($32,000)
  • Home Based Arts U.S.A., Inc. - Haki and the Rule of Law children's book ($40,000)
  • Law & Leadership Institute ($500,000)
  • Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, Inc. - Consumer Law Manual ($40,000)
  • Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations - Standards of Excellence clinics ($6,000)
  • Ohio Attorney General - Sunshine Laws book and videos ($5,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education - Mock Trial, Moot Court, We the People and Youth for Justice ($48,900)
  • Ohio Justice & Policy Center - Second Chance Community College Project ($60,000)
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation - Ohio Military/Veterans Legal Assistance Project ($12,500)
  • Ohio State University Foundation - Ohio Land Use Law Academy ($15,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $798,983*


 

2012 - Grants Awarded:

  • Law & Leadership Institute (up to $977,000)
  • Ohio Domestic Violence Network- Legal Education for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence ($36,944)
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation- Legal Aid Impact Study ($16,805)
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation- Veterans WrapAround Project ($40,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association- Attorney Public Speaking Training (up to $16,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association- Ohio News Network Campaign (up to $40,000)
  • John Carroll University- We the People program ($12,000)
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy Foundation- Public Service Teacher Training program ($11,708)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education- Ohio Mock Trial, Youth for Justice and We the People ($41,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association- Small Business Handbook updates ($5,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Association- Landlord/Tenant video ($20,000)
  • Partnership for Violence Free Families- 4H project with inmates and their children ($3,273)

TOTAL AWARDED: $1,220,230


2011 - Grants Awarded:

  • Asian Services in Action - Community Legal Education Project ($32,000)
  • Housing Research & Advocacy Center - Workshops on Fair Housing Laws and Rights ($11,765)
  • Justice League of Ohio - Crime Victims Rights workshops ($9,800)
  • Ohio Judicial Center Foundation - Installation of Chief Justice Moyer's Portrait in the Ohio Judicial Center (up to $10,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association - LawFacts Pamphlets (up to $50,000)
  • Midwest Center on Law and the Deaf - "Pocket Cards" for Deaf Citizens ($3,000)
  • Athens County Department of Job and Family Services - Reentry Services for Families of Offenders ($19,243.50)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio - The Caregiver's and Advocates Guide to the Justice System ($22,500)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education - Youth for Justice, Ohio Mock Trial and We the People ($39,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law Related Education - Law & Leadership Institute (up to $839,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $1,036,308.50


2010 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association - Ohio News Network Programming (up to $35,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association - Gender Fairness Project, Phase 2 (up to $33,000)
  • Ohio Poverty Law Center ($15,000)
  • Community Legal Aid Services - Jerome L. Holub Pro Bono Bankruptcy Project ($14,550)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association ($5,000)
  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery - Courthouse Exhibit - ($8,500)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education - Ohio Mock Trial and Youth for Justice ($28,000)
  • Ohio Environmental Council - Opening the Doors of Ohio's Environmental Courtrooms ($9,710)
  • Ohio Justice & Policy Center - Mediation Alternative in Hamilton County ($50,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association - The Law & You Publication (up to $7,000)
  • The National Center for Adoption Law & Policy - Foster Youth Services for Success ($20,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education - Law and Leadership Institute (up to $746,750)

TOTAL AWARDED: $972,510


2009 -  Grants Awarded:

  • Bluffton University - Restorative Justice Co-mediation Model ($20,000)
  • Ohio Justice and Policy Center for Curriculum Development for Public Defenders (up to $75,000)
  • Rosenthal Institute for Justice - Eyewitness Identification Training Program ($4,000)
  • Summer Work Experience in Law Program ($20,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law Related Education - Law and Leadership Institute (up to $552,600 in 2009, and up to $3,115,350 over 4yrs starting in 2009)
  • ABA Fund for Justice and Education - “Justice is the Business of Government: The Critical Role of Fair and Impartial Courts” Summit ($10,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association -  Gender Fairness Project (up to $35,000)
  • Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services -“Liberty and Justice for All” Spanish Translation Project ($56,111)
  • Ohio Center for Law Related Education - Ohio Youth for Justice and Ohio Mock Trial ($26,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association - the Ohio Jury Services Conference and operational expenses ($5,012.50)
  • Ohio Justice and Policy Center - Ohio Collateral Sanctions database ($42,000)

 TOTAL AWARDED: $789,612.50


2008 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association – Save the Dream Project (up to $60,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Legal Basics for Small Business (up to $6,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Law Facts Video Project (up to $45,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Ohio News Network Advertising Project (up to $35,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education – 2009 Mock Trial and Youth for Justice Programs ($29,650)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education – Elementary School Law and Citizenship Workbook ($22,850)
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation – Legal Minutes Video Development for statewide website ($9,580)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association – 2009 Jury Services Conference and awareness activities ($16,752)
  • Advocates for Basic Legal Equality as Fiscal Agent – Lucas County Prisoner Reentry Project ($50,000)
  • Ohio Legal Rights Service – Website Redevelopment ($29,700)

TOTAL AWARDED: $304,532


2007 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio Justice and Policy Center – Pro Bono Documentary Feature ($19,750)
  • Ohio State Bar Association – New Lawyer Training (at least $200,000 from the CLE Fund)
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Desk Reference on the Economics of Law Practice in Ohio – 2007 (Up to $6,500)
  • Advocates for Basic Legal Equality as fiscal agent for the Lucas County Key Initiative Focus Prisoner Re-entry Project ($30,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Nonprofit Law Facts pamphlet distribution (Up to $43,000)
  • ProSeniors – For statewide legal needs assessment of Ohio senior citizens ($15,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education – 2007-2008 Mock Trial and Youth for Justice Programs ($41,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association – Jury Management best practices academy, the 10th annual Ohio Jury Service conference and communications efforts ($29,975)
  • University of Dayton School of Law – Creation of model disciplinary procedures for court interpreters ($10,500)

TOTAL AWARDED: $395,725


2006 - Grants Awarded:

  • Advocates for Basic Legal Equality – Lucas County KIF Prisoner Re-entry Program ($24,000)
  • Akron Bar Association Street Law Program ($11,222)
  • Children's Law Center Juvenile Defender Leadership Summit ($10,000)
  • Equal Justice Works ($75,000)
  • Justice Institute for the Legal Profession ($5,200)
  • Legal Aid of Greater Cincinnati Public Education Housing Forum ($4,000)
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland – 3Rs Program ($15,000)
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation for the St. Bernard Parish Business Center ($29,500)
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation to be used for a Louisiana Capital Assistance Center ($55,000)
  • Mississippi Bar Katrina Courts Assistance Fund ($20,000)
  • Mississippi Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program ($12,500)
  • National Center for Adoption Law and Policy Consumer Adoption Academy ($15,000)
  • Ohio CASA/GAL Association Online Volunteer Training ($4,690)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education – Mock Trial and Youth for Justice Programs ($29,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association – Education project and Jury Services Conference ($24,654)
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Presentation Skills Workshop ($5,205)
  • Ohio State Bar Association CLE Studio (Up to $328,369)
  • Ohio State Bar Association New Lawyer Training (Up to $97,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Nonprofit Law Facts Distribution ($32,634)
  • Ohio State Bar Association ONN Public Awareness Campaign ($30,000)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association – Homeless Project ($26,000)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio – Court Interpreter Training Video ($26,000)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio – Legal Form Translation Project ($41,250)
  • YWCA of Columbus Anti-Racism CLE ($21,750)

TOTAL AWARDED: $943,474


2005 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Legal Handbook for Ohio Journalists ($2,750)
  • Ohio State Bar Association "Law and You"($4,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Nonprofit "Law Facts"($23,333)
  • ONN Public Information Campaign ($2,000)
  • OSBA Future of the Profession Study (up to $30,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Program Evaluation ($11,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($15,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Youth for Justice ($16,000)
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Program Capacity Building ($35,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association ($18,000)
  • Equal Justice Foundation Child Support Education Program ($20,000)
  • Summit County Prosecutor Street Law Summer Institute ($4,225)
  • National Center for Adoption Law - Adoption Subsidy Public Information Project ($17,000)
  • Alternatives for Youth Juvenile Justice Curriculum Development ($15,000)
  • Advocates for Basic Legal Equality as fiscal agent for Lucas County Key Initiative Focus Prisoner Re-entry Project ($50,000)
  • Ohio Association for Nonprofit Organizations LINC Ohio ($25,000)
  • Central Ohio United Way JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMUNITY PLANNING INITIATIVE evaluation ($15,000)
  • Montgomery County S.T.A.R.T Program ($7,500)
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Foundation Legal Academy ($20,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association New Lawyer Training ($97,500)
  • Ohio State University Mentoring Program ($64,000)
  • Alternatives for Youth Juvenile Defender Summit ($19,100)
  • Ohio State Bar Association CLE Speaker Training ($6,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $517,408


2004 - Grants Awarded:

  • Cuyahoga County Bar Foundation Legal Academy ($25,000)
  • Community Refugee & Immigration Services Rights and Responsibilities Training Pilot ($25,000)
  • Licking County LAWS Program ($1,500)
  • ONN Public Information Campaign ($30,000)
  • OSBA Economics of Law Practice Desk Book ($6,500)
  • Juvenile Justice Coalition ($16,000)
  • OSU Moritz College of Law Special Education Simulation ($10,000)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Interpreter Bench Book ($21,000)
  • OCLRE Mock Trial and Youth for Justice ($26,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association Conference ($17,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association Capacity Building ($20,000)
  • Lake County Probate Court Volunteer Guardians Training ($25,000)
  • OSBA Future of the Profession Study (up to $25,000)
  • Summit County Prosecutor School Based Introduction to Criminal Justice Program ($9,725)

TOTAL AWARDED: $257,725


2003 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Legal Basics for Small Business ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Law Facts Brochures ($25,833)
  • Christian Legal Services Pilot Housing Court ($10,000)
  • Akron Bar Association Street Law and Camp Law ($5,000)
  • County LAWS Program ($1,500)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Drug Court Education Video Project ($24,518)
  • Ohio State Bar Association New Lawyer Training (up to $72,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Online CLE and Studio Improvements ($86,800)
  • Cuyahoga County Bar Foundation($25,000) 
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Mental Health Court Project ($14,784)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Judicial Impartiality Conference ($10,000)
  • Racial Fairness Project Voter Eligibility Education Project (up to $30,000)
  • University of Cincinnati Key Initiative Focus Research Project ($39,995)
  • Ohio Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Advance Health Care Directives Project ($25,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association ($12,000)
  • Predatory Lending Project ($13,000)
  • ProKids Domestic Violence Project ($30,000)
  • Kent State University Foundation Capital Jury Project II ($28,087)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial, Middle School Mock Trial and Youth for Justice ($30,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association CLE Speaker Training (up to $6,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $495,517


2002 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association 2002 Ohio Bench-Bar Conference ($5,000)
  • Dave Thomas Center for Adoption Law 2002 Symposium ($10,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association ($24,000)
  • Licking County Bar Association ($1,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Legal Handbook for Ohio Journalists ($10,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Law Facts Translation ($11,000)
  • Juvenile Justice Coalition ($25,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association New Lawyer Training (up to $203,000)
  • Ohio Judicial Conference Mock Mediation ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association CLE Speaker Training ($6,000)
  • Capital University Law School Mental Health Symposium ($10,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial (up to $15,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Youth for Justice Program ($7,000)
  • Supreme Court of Ohio Racial Fairness Implementation Task Force ($6,763)
  • Toledo Bar Association Foundation Law-related Education for Families of Children with Disabilities ($15,000)
  • Midwest Center on Law and the Deaf ($5,000)
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Ohio Guardianship Education Project ($15,000)
  • University of Toledo Urban Affairs Center Key Initiative Focus Research Project ($39,500)

TOTAL AWARDED: Up to $413,763


2001 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State University History Department Project ($21,689)
  • University of Toledo Legal Clinic ($29,612)
  • Columbus Children's Hospital Foundation ($25,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association New Lawyer Training ($15,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Satellite Dish ($4,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation Speaker Training ($5,000)
  • Dave Thomas Center for Adoption Law ($10,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($20,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Youth for Justice ($7,000)
  • Midwest Center on Law & the Deaf ($15,000)
  • ProSeniors Inc. ($12,994)
  • Community and Court Interpreters of the Ohio Valley ($7,500)
  • Lesbian and Gay Service Center of Greater Cleveland ($10,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $183,295


2000 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference ($2,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Association "Law and You" Redesign ($16,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($15,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Youth for Justice ($7,000)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association ($15,000)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association Rural Pro Bono Program ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association Web Site ($15,000)
  • Licking County Bar Association "Law Articles on Wednesdays" ($1,900)
  • Midwest Center on Law & the Deaf ($20,000)
  • Advocates for Basic Legal Equality ($9,675)
  • Women's Re-Entry Resource Network ($2,700)
  • Dave Thomas Adoption Center ($15,000)
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-Ohio ($15,000)
  • Advocates for Basic Legal Equality Regional Intake ($17,500)
  • Youth Build Columbus Street Law Program ($15,000)
  • Ohio Jury Management Association ($17,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Glenmoor Institute ($4,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association 2001 Wealth Transfer Conference ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Trial Advocacy Seminar ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Diversity Program ($2,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Bridge the Gap ($2,995)
  • Ohio State Bar Association On-line CLE Development ($30,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Audio Visual Equipment Upgrades ($40,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $278,270


1999 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference ($2,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Small Business Newsletter ($12,200)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Directory ($10,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($30,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Youth for Justice ($10,000)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association ($15,000)
  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program ($5,000)
  • Cuyahoga Bar Foundation ($3,500)
  • Midwest Center on Law & the Deaf ($25,000)
  • Advocates for Basic Legal Equality ($9,675)
  • Women's Re-Entry Resource Network ($8,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Computer Hardware/Software ($60,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Bridge the Gap ($4,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Glenmoor Institute ($17,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $211,875


1998 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($15,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Youth for Justice ($5,000)
  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program ($5,000)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Futures Commission ($15,000)
  • Cuyahoga Bar Foundation ($3,500)
  • University of Toledo Minority High School Summer Law Program ($12,500)
  • Midwest Center on Law & the Deaf ($7,500)
  • National Association of Alternative Dispute Resolution ($3,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $67,500


1997 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference ($2,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Focus Groups ($5,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($10,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Law & Citizenship Camp ($6,500)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Youth for Justice ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association Poverty Law Materials ($10,000)
  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program ($5,000)
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Program ($9,500)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Futures Commission ($15,000)
  • Cuyahoga Bar Foundation ($3,500)
  • University of Cincinnati Law College "Inside the Law" PBS Program ($20,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $92,000


1996 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference ($2,500)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Video ($5,500)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($10,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Outreach Centers ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Legal Services Association Poverty Law Materials ($10,000)
  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance program ($5,000)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Ohio-China Transactional Law Program ($4,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $42,000


1995 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Just Solutions Program ($10,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($10,000)
  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program ($7,500)
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Pro Bono Coordinator ($10,000)
  • Ohio Conclave on Legal Education ($3,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $40,500


1994 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference ($3,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Public Understanding Program ($33,000)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($15,000)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Racial Fairness Task Force ($5,000)
  • Ohio CASA/GAL Association ($4,000)
  • Ohio Conclave on Legal Education ($10,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $70,000


1993 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio State Bar Association Bench/Bar Conference ($5,000)
  • Ohio State Bar Association Living Will Video ($10,750)
  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial ($15,000)
  • Ohio Continuing Legal Education Institute ($3,000)
  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program ($10,000)
  • Ohio Supreme Court's Ohio Ukraine Program ($15,000)
  • Ohio Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Program ($25,000)

TOTAL AWARDED: $83,750


1992 - Grants Awarded:

  • Ohio Center for Law-Related Education ($4,500)
  • Ohio Courts in Action ($4,500)
  • Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program ($45,000)
  • Ohio Supreme Court's Ohio Ukraine Program ($15,000)
  • Cincinnati Bar Auxiliary's "Now You're 18" Booklet ($15,000)
  • Ohio State University Student Loan Repayment ($7,500)
  • Ohio State University Faculty Chair ($10,000)
  • Ohio Civic Legal Needs Assessment ($5,000)
  • Ohio Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution ($6,373)

TOTAL AWARDED: $112,873


TOTAL GRANTS AWARDED SINCE 1991: $9,327,851.00*

* Current as of December 2013

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