Lending a hand where needs are great

The Annual Fund provides operational support to pro bono and public service programs that annually engage hundreds of attorney volunteers to serve thousands of North Carolinians in all 100 North Carolina counties. Your gift empowers the North Carolina Bar Foundation to fulfill its mission to unite the talent and generosity of our profession to be a power of greater good for the people of North Carolina.


Make a gift today in support of the NC Bar Foundation’s statewide pro bono and public service programs.

4ALL Statewide Service Day serves more than 10,000 citizens in one day through seven call centers staffed by 500+ lawyer volunteers statewide.

COVID-19 Frontline Health Planning Project coordinates attorney volunteers to complete health planning forms for those serving on the COVID-19 frontline.

COVID-19 (Virtual) Legal Hotlines connect volunteer attorneys with North Carolinians who have questions related to housing, unemployment, health insurance or other issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Disaster Legal Services supports the NCBA Young Lawyers Division to coordinate pro bono services for victims of natural disaster.

Lawyers for Literacy matches legal professionals with local school children to improve students’ reading skills and spark their interest in books, civics and history.

NC Free Legal Answers provides free legal advice to income-eligible citizens through the web. Volunteer attorneys help people with their civil legal needs by responding to law-related questions and legal needs shared via the NC Free Legal Answers web portal.

North Carolina Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Program (NC LEAP) supports the efforts of volunteer business lawyers to assist low-wealth entrepreneurs with their basic legal needs and help rebuild our economy in distressed counties.

Patent Pro Bono Program matches low-wealth entrepreneurs with patent attorney volunteers to assist with USPTO patent filings.

Wills for Heroes provides essential legal documents free of charge to NC first responders.