The Washington State Bar Foundation Board of Trustees is united in support of the Black community. Please read their statement below, then visit the list of resources they recommend.
The Washington State Bar Foundation helps fund WSBA programs that provide legal assistance to our state’s most vulnerable populations through the Powerful Communities Project match moderate income clients with legal professionals willing to work for reduced fees through the Moderate Means Program; and ensure the legal profession reflects the communities it serves and supports all members. With your help we can continue to support this important work. Please donate today.
Meet our Board
We are grateful for the dedicated group of professionals that make up our Board of Trustees. If you are interested in learning more about joining our Board, please get in touch!
Your Donation Supports These Important WSBA Programs:
Powerful Communities Project. This new initiative provides funding for projects that help ensure access to legal representation for communities who experience poverty and marginalization. This innovative program provides grants to organizations that will be able to serve more people who experience poverty, develop or expand meaningful partnerships with community-based organizations serving underrepresented communities, and to increase pro bono opportunities for WSBA members. To date, grants totaling $60,000 have been awarded to 30 organizations for projects taking place in 19 counties throughout Washington.
Diversity & Inclusion. The Bar Foundation ensures WSBA has the resources to sustain its diversity programs and supports events like statewide community networking events and trainings.
The Moderate Means Program has helped provide legal assistance for more than 3,700 people who had nowhere else to turn, keeping legal help within reach.
Make a tax-deductible donation to the Washington State Bar Foundation today. With your help, we can advance the WSBA's vision of a just Washington — where all people are equal under the law.
Foundation Information :
The Washington State Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID# 91-1098324