Louisiana Bar Foundation Grantees 2010

In 2010 the LBF Board of Directors awarded more than $6.5 million in grants to 63 organizations that provide free legal aid to women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, the newly unemployed, those facing loss of their homes and those in need of guidance to secure food stamps. These grants were awarded in the areas of building capital development (BCD), children's legal services, community partnership panels (CPP), law-related education, legal assistance to the poor and loan repayment assistance. The grants, excluding, BCD and CPP, are distributed on a quarterly basis over an 18 month period.

Building Capital Development   $270,346.00

Acadiana Legal Services Corporation $25,000.00
Calcasieu Women's Shelter, Inc. $25,000.00
Capital Area Legal Services Corporation $16,200.00
Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center $10,000.00
Faith House, Inc. $11,146.00
Jeff Davis Communities Against Domestic Abuse, Inc. $25,000.00
Lafayette Parish Bar Foundation $25,000.00
Legal Services of North La. $25,000.00
Metropolitan Center For Women and Children $25,000.00
Safe Harbor, Inc. $25,000.00
St. Tammany Children's Advocacy Center $8,000.00
The Wellspring Alliance for Families $25,000.00
Youth Service Bureau of St. Tammany $25,000.00

 

Children's Legal Services   $2,675,345.00

CASA Programs
CASA of the 16th JDC $8,550.00
Louisiana CASA $5,750.00
CASA of SoLA $11,351.00
CASA of St. Landry $6,450.00

Children's Legal Services Programs
Acadiana Legal Services Corporation * $981,102.00
Capital Area Community Mediation Center $12,600.00
Capital Area Legal Services Corporation * $399,671.00
Juvenile Justice Project of La. $18,000.00
Juvenile Regional Services $31,512.00
Legal Aid Bureau $35,003.00
Legal Services of North La. * $580,672.00
Mental Health America of Louisiana $56,004.00
Southeast La. Legal Services * $410,097.00
Training, Education and Mediation for Students (TEAMS) $21,002.00
The Extra Mile, Region IV, Inc. $12,600.00
The Family Tree Information, Education and Counseling Center $10,500.00
The Wellspring Alliance for Families $12,600.00
The Whistle Stop $12,600.00
Volunteers for Youth Justice $14,001.00
Youth Service Bureau of St. Tammany $14,001.00
*indicates 19 month CINC Grant $0.00

Teen Court Programs
Youth Empowerment Project/Orleans Juvenile Court $21,281.00

Law-Related Education   $183,750.00

Baton Rouge Bar Foundation $10,500.00
Child Advocacy Services $9,383.00
Juvenile Justice Project of La. $11,250.00
Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center $7,500.00
Louis A. Martinet Foundation $26,250.00
Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education $76,650.00
Louisiana Justice Coalition $7,500.00
LSBA Young Lawyers Section $16,500.00
Resurrection After Exoneration $7,500.00
Youth Services Bureau of St. Tammany $10,718.00

Legal Assistance to the Poor   $3,226,362_._


Domestic Violence Programs

Beauregard Community Concerns. Inc. $28,028
Calcasieu Women's Shelter, Inc. $26,685
Capital Area Family Violence Intervention $33,278
Catholic Charities of New Orleans - Project S.A.V.E. $46,028
Chez Hope, Inc. $22,028
D.A.R.T. of Lincoln $20,528
Faith House, Inc. $34,779
Family Counseling Agency/Turning Point Shelter $9,750
The Haven $38,528
Jeff Davis Communities Against Domestic Abuse, Inc. $17,528
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children $37,778
New Start Center, A Domestic Violence Program $44,715
Project Celebration $22,028
Safe Harbor, Inc. $47,528
Safety Net for Abused Persons $44,528
Southeast Spouse Abuse Program $15,000
St. Bernard Parish Battered Women's Center $12,000
The Wellspring Alliance for Families $25,028
St. Bernard Parish Battered Women's Center $12,000

Legal Service Corporations
Acadiana Legal Services Corporation $468,000
Capital Area Legal Services Corporation $288,000
Legal Services of North Louisiana $450,000
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services $594,000


Other Legal Service Providers

AIDSLaw of Louisiana $67,500
Arts Council of New Orleans - E.L.L.A. Project $11,250
Catholic Charities of Lake Charles - Immigration Legal Services $45,000
Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge - Immigration Legal Services $48,750
Catholic Charities of New Orleans - Immigration Legal Services $60,000
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. $7,500
Innocence Project New Orleans $120,000
Legal Aid Bureau $112,500
Southwest Louisiana Law Center $45,000


Pro Bono Projects

Baton Rouge Bar Foundation $42,750
Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project $34,353
Lafayette Parish Bar Foundation $46,500
Legal Services of North Louisiana (Monroe) $28,500
Northwest La. Pro Bono Project $44,700
The Pro Bono Project $118,800
Southeast La. Legal Services $37,500
Southwest La. Bar Foundation $30,000


Loan Repayment Assistance Program $154,112

The Loan Repayment Assistance Program provides one-year loans, up to $5,000 to public interest attorneys with law school debt employed by LBF grantees. Applicants' identities are anonymous.


Jock Scott Community Partnership Panel Grants   $169,119.00

Acadiana Community Partnership Panel
Extra Mile, Region IV,Inc., AVEC Les Enfants (2009-10 award) $5,000.00

Bayou Region Community Partnership Panel
CASA of Terrebonne (2010-11 award) $2,500.00
CASA of Lafourche (2010-11 award) $2,500.00
The Haven (2010-11 award) $2,500.00

Capital Area Community Partnership Panel
Winning the Battle, Inc. (2009-10 award) $3,000.00
Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center (2009-10 award) $8,000.00
Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana (2009-10 award) $4,000.00
The Arc Baton Rouge (2010-11 award) $1,619.00
Supreme Court of Louisiana (2010-11 award) $5,000.00

Central Community Partnership Panel
Friends of Rapides Parish Library (2009-10 award) $2,000.00
Scott M. Brame Middle School Parent-Teacher Club (2009-10 award) $5,100.00
Rapides Children's Advocacy Center (2009-10 award) $2,700.00
Defender Services Program within the Vernon Parish Public Defender's Office (2009-10 award) $5,200.00

Greater Orleans Community Partnership Panel
North Rampart Community Center Conflict Resolution Programming (2009-10 award) $10,000.00
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Portable Device Request (2009-10 award) $5,000.00

North Shore Community Partnership Panel
Women Outreaching Women (2009-10 award) $3,000.00
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services' Pro Se Uncontested Divorce Program(2009-10 award) $12,000.00
St. Tammany Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (2010-11 award) $15,000.00

Northeast Community Partnership Panel
CASA of Northeast Louisiana (2009-10 award) $5,000.00
The Wellspring Alliance for Families (2009-10 award) $10,000.00

Northwest Community Partnership Panel
Volunteers for Youth Justice (2009-10 award) $15,000.00
Shreveport Bar Foundation (2010-11 award) $15,000.00

Southwest Community Partnership Panel
Southwest Louisiana Bar Foundation (2009-10 award) $15,000.00
Lake Charles-Boston Academy (2010-11 award) $15,000.00

 

The Louisiana Bar Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana.