2016 Kentucky Bar Foundation Grants

$262,688 in Grant Money Awarded

Organization Program Amount
Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center Impact Kentucky: A Campus Collaborative to Uproot Sexual Violence 7,500
Children’s Law Center Kentucky Juvenile Justice Jeopardy: Understanding Rights & Positive Interactions with Law Enforcement 40,000
Chrysalis House, Inc. Accessing the Court System & Resolving Legal Issues for Chrysalis House Women 15,000
Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Statewide Financial Literacy Program 16,458
Governor’s Scholars Program Foundation Governor’s Scholars Program – Political & Legal Issues Focus Area 8,000
The International Center New Life Project – Preventing Violence & Supporting Survivors in the Refugee & Immigrant Communities through Education, Legal Assistance & Job Readiness 17,500
Kentucky Association of Food Banks, Inc. Legal Food Frenzy: A Hunger Relief Campaign 2,500
Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence Interpersonal Protective Orders (IPOs): Kentucky’s New Tool to Protect Survivors of Dating Violence, Stalking & Sexual Assault 34,000
Kentucky Equal Justice Center Maxwell Street Legal Clinic: Dispelling Myths, Reuniting Families 10,000
Kentucky Guardianship Association (KGA), Inc. KGA Guardianship Training Video 5,000
Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc. Immigration Legal Services Fee Subsidies for the Most Vulnerable Refugees & Immigrants Project 10,000
Mission Behind Bars & Beyond Mentor Coordinator & Trainer for Volunteers Working with Returning Citizens 10,500
Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass Inc. Protecting Kentucky’s Residents from Financial Exploitation: A Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities 7,510
Purchase Area Sexual Assault & Child Advocacy Center Educating Child Abuse & Sexual Violence Victims & Families on Legal & Family Resources 1,395
Restorative Justice Louisville (RJL) Inc. RJL Family Group Conferencing 10,000
S.O.C.K.S. (Save Our Children Keep them Safe), Inc. Kentucky Youth Homelessness Prevention Guide . . . A Legal Rights & Responsibilities Handbook 3,325
Sunrise Children’s Services Saving Children & Preserving Families – Expansion into Florence, London & Pikeville 20,000
Uspiritus, Inc. Improving Child Welfare & Court Collaboration 10,000
KBF Scholarship Louis D. Brandeis School of Law 10,000
KBF Scholarship Salmon P. Chase College of Law 10,000
KBF Scholarship University of Kentucky College of Law 10,000
KBA Distinguished Judge Award - Judge Benjamin F. Shobe, Louisville (Posthumously) Legal Aid Society, Inc. 1,000
KBA Distinguished Judge Award - Judge Benjamin L. Dickinson, Glasgow Kentucky Legal Aid (to be designated for Barren County) 1,000
KBA Distinguished Lawyer Award - William E. Johnson, Frankfort Kentucky Bar Foundation 1,000
KBA Distinguished Lawyer Award - William E. Johnson, Frankfort University of Kentucky College of Law 1,000
Other Grant Years