2012 Kentucky Bar Foundation Grants

$203,000 in Grant Money Awarded

Organization Program Amount
Access To Justice Foundation Medical-legal partnership at UK Children’s Hospital to provide legal assistance to low-income children and their families $15,000
CASA of the Heartland Program that involves court-appointed volunteers who advocate for children in the Family Court system due to abuse or neglect $15,000
Chrysalis House, Inc. Program to help women dealing with substance abuse resolve unmet legal issues which hinder their recovery $15,000
Doctors & Lawyers For Kids Medical-legal partnership at the University of Louisville Children & Youth Clinic to address various legal needs that impact the health of children from low-income families $15,000
Family & Children’s Place Providing financial support to help operate the Child Advocacy Center and Visitation Center offering services pertaining to child sexual abuse and to provide supervised visitation that has been court ordered $10,000
Kentucky Equal Justice Center Citizenship project to help legal immigrants obtain citizenship by assisting them through the required process $9,000
Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity (KLEO) Program Summer Institute Program designed to increase the number of law school graduates from historically under-represented students attending the Commonwealth’s three public law schools $15,000
Legal Aid Society, Inc. Assist with funding a pilot project created by the Administrative Office of the Courts to address court needs of veterans who are suffering from substance abuse or mental health problems $25,000
McCracken County Bar Association Help fund a partnership between the McCracken County Bar and the McCracken Family Court to conduct a monthly clinic designed to assist indigent persons with pro se divorce proceedings, general domestic relations issues, and mediation services $10,000
Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, Inc. Fund a regional training program to be conducted in Bowling Green and Paducah involving various professionals to improve collaborative approaches to child abuse and neglect cases that come before the courts $12,000
Survive and Thrive Foundation, Inc. Help financially support a three-week summer program to aid at-risk children who are victims of abuse and neglect $15,000
CARE (Credit Abuse Resistance Education) Programs Statewide CARE Financial Literacy Programs $28,000
KBF Scholarship Louis D. Brandeis School of Law $5,000
KBF Scholarship Salmon P. Chase College of Law $5,000
KBF Scholarship University of Kentucky College of Law $5,000
KBA Distinguished Judge Award - Judge Denise G. Clayton, Louisville Jefferson County Commission on Racial Fairness $2,000
KBA Distinguished Lawyer Award - Charles E. Moore, Owensboro Louis D. Brandeis School of Law/KLEO Scholarships Program $2,000
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