2020 Grantee Announcement

We believe justice should be possible for all.

The OBF is excited to announce that it will provide $643,444 in grants to 27 non-profit programs across the State for 2020 legal services funding. These programs are projected to help over 55,000 Oklahomans in the following categories: children & families, general legal aid, domestic violence, immigrants & refugees, juveniles and legal education. (Service categories are color coded). 

OBF 2020 Grantees

Grantee Program/Services Service Area Lives Impacted Funding Amount
CASA of Western Oklahoma Advocacy for Abused Children Beckham, Custer & Washita Counties 166 15,000
CASA of Canadian County Advocacy for Abused Children Canadian County 88 15,000
Center for Children & Families Divorce & Co-Parenting Services Cleveland & Oklahoma Counties 900 15,000
Oklahoma Guardian Ad Litem Institute GAL Services for Low-Income Families Central Oklahoma 117 35,000
Oklahoma Lawyers for Children Legal Services for Abused Children Oklahoma County 2,249 54,000
The CARE Center  Victim Legal Services & Forensic Interviews Statewide 4,020 10,000
Tulsa Lawyers for Children Legal Services for Abused Children Tulsa County 350 40,000
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Civil Legal Services  Statewide 17,000 85,000
Oklahoma Access to Justice Foundation Legal Assistance Resource Center Statewide 10,000 12,500
Trinity Legal Civil Legal Services  Oklahoma City Area 300 43,000
Community Crisis Center Advocacy for Victims of Violence Ottawa, Craig & Delaware Counties 608 8,770
Domestic Violence Intervention Services DVIS Legal Program Tulsa & Creek Counties 9,339 8,000
Marie Detty Youth & Family Services New Directions Shelter Comanche, Cotton & Caddo Counties 1,565 15,000
Wings of Hope Family Services Center Family Crisis Services Logan, Noble & Payne Counties 1,700 5,000
YWCA of Oklahoma Forensic Nursing & Victim Legal Services Oklahoma County 575 31,000
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of OKC Immigration Legal Services Canadian, Cleveland & Oklahoma Counties 531 25,000
Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma Immigration Legal Services Eastern Oklahoma Counties 892 25,000
The Spero Project The Common – Refugee Legal Services Oklahoma City Metro 350 20,000
University of Tulsa Law Immigrants’ Rights Project Statewide 300 15,000
YWCA Tulsa Immigration Legal Services Tulsa Area 1,080 15,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice Court Ordered Literacy Program Oklahoma County 100 4,614
Citizens for Juvenile Justice Family Workshops Oklahoma County 102 3,360
Teen Court Youth Court Comanche County 1,063 50,000
Youth Services of Tulsa Youth Court Tulsa & Ottawa Counties 450 10,000
OBA-YLD Mock Trial High School Mock Trial Statewide 800 50,000
Oklahoma City University Law Indian Wills Clinic Statewide 100 30,000
YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City Youth & Government Program Statewide 735 3,200

The OBF is thrilled to fund such worthy legal service programs, but we do want the Oklahoma legal community to know that the total grant requests received were over $1 Million for 2020 funding. We need your donations and advocacy to close this gap. GIVE NOW to support legal services in Oklahoma.

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