OBF Grants & Awards
The Oklahoma Bar Foundation Grants and Awards Committee reviews applications and provides funding on an annual basis to law-related non-profit organizations and District & Appellate Courts.
IOLTA Grants – Law-related 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations can apply for program funding to provide legal services, law-related education and improvements to the administration of justice. OBF IOLTA Grantees are funded through the mandatory Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts program in Oklahoma.
Court Grants – District and Appellate Courts can apply for courthouse improvements including important courtroom technology to aid in the administration of justice. OBF Court Grants are funded through the Court Grant Fund established through cy pres awards.
Grants & Awards Committee – 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.
Click here for Grant Applications