The Oklahoma Bar Foundation (OBF) Board of Trustees approved $731,242 in Grants for 29 nonprofit programs that will provide legal services and education to over 46,500 Oklahomans. The OBF Grants … Read More
The Care Center, an OBF Grantee, is a Child Advocacy Center proving a comprehensive and safe place for children to tell their stories of abuse. Here is the story of … Read More
As we begin the new-year full of resolutions and new beginnings we want to highlight one of our grantees who help child abuse victims find a hopeful new beginning. This … Read More
The holidays are a great reminder to be thankful. The Oklahoma Bar Foundation is thankful for its grantees and the amazing work they do in communities across the state. Check … Read More
The Oklahoma Bar Foundation has hired Candice Jones as the Development & Communications Director. Previously, Ms. Jones worked as a Marketing Consultant at The Oklahoman Media Company and prior was … Read More
You are providing legal advice to a start-up non-profit organization or sitting on the board of such an organization. You believe strongly in the entity’s mission, and want to do all you can, as a lawyer and as a volunteer, to help it succeed. A perfect example to follow is right in front of you – the Oklahoma Bar Foundation. This non-profit charitable organization, which is the third oldest bar foundation in the U.S, has successfully raised and distributed over $10 million to provide legal services and law-related benefits and education to Oklahoma citizens, all in the name of Oklahoma lawyers. The OBF provides a valuable legal blueprint for any lawyer to follow in establishing, operating, or contributing to the success of a non-profit organization.