OBF Grants & Awards Program
The Oklahoma Bar Foundation Grants and Awards Committee is comprised of attorneys who serve on the Oklahoma Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. This committee is responsible for reviewing written grant applications and requests as well as conducting applicant interviews to help finalize grant determinations. Their recommendations are presented to the OBF Board of Trustees for an official vote. Applicants must be a tax-exempt organization and agree to comply with requirements set forth in the grant contract and application specifications. Regular site visits to grantees are made by members of the Board.
The Oklahoma Bar Foundation Grants and Awards Program awards grants on an annual basis to law-related non-profit organizations and District & Appellate Courts. Click here for Grant Applications
Law-related non-profit organizations are funded through the IOLTA program. IOLTA Grantees must be a 501(c)(3) organization and fit within Oklahoma Bar Foundation’s mission to ensure justice is possible for all. This includes legal services, law-related education and improvements to the administration of justice.
District and Appellate Courts can apply for courthouse improvements including important courtroom technology to aid in the administration of justice. Oklahoma Bar Foundation Court Grants are funded through the Court Grant Fund established through cy pres awards.