The North Carolina Bar Foundation Endowment makes grants available to North Carolina organizations that are engaged in programming or projects that advance the Foundation’s values of access to justice, volunteer service, civic education and professionalism. Grant applications are reviewed annually by the NCBF Endowment Committee, which makes recommendations for grant awards for approval by the NCBF Board of Directors.

Total Endowment grant funding distributed in 2017-18: $520,160

Current Endowment Grantees

BarCARES of NC, Inc.

Campbell Law School, Blanchard Community Law Clinic

Campbell Law School, Senior Law Clinic

Capital Area Immigrant Rights

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Children’s Law Center of Central NC

Compass Center for Women

Council for Children’s Rights

Court Watch of NC

Dispute Settlement Center, Restorative Justice Program

Elna B. Spaulding Conflict Resolution Center

Family Violence Prevention Center, Inc. (“Interact”)

Justice Initiatives, Inc.

Latin American Coalition

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc., Eviction Diversion Project

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc., Lawyer on the Line

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc., Martin Luther King Jr. Summer Internship Program

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc., Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Legal Services of North Carolina, Fair Housing Education Program

NC Center on Actual Innocence

NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence

NC Supreme Court Historical Society

NCBA Leadership Academy

NCBA Military & Veterans Law Section, Pro Bono Clinics

NCBA Military & Veterans Law Section, Uniform Active Duty CLE Tuition Assistance

NCBA Pro Bono Committee, Pro Bono CLE NCBA Transitioning Lawyers Commission

NCBA YLD Bar Exam Preparation Program

NCBA YLD Project Grace, Senior Citizen Handbook

NCBA YLD Scholarships for Children of Slain or Disabled Law Enforcement Officers


NCBF YLD Wills for Heroes Program

NCBF 4ALL Statewide Service Day Program

NCBF Lawyers for Literacy Program

NCBF Middle School Mock Trial Program

NCBF NC LEAP Pro Bono Program for Low-Wealth Entrepreneurs

NCBF NC Free Legal Answers Program

Pisgah Legal Services

Roanoke Economic Development, Inc. (The Roanoke Center)

Safe Alliance:  Victim Assistance

Trial Court Administrators Office, Community Access & Outreach Division

UNC School of Law, Parole Hearing Assistance Pro Bono Program

Wake Forest Law School, Elder Law Clinic