Cincinnati Bar Foundation

The Cincinnati Bar Foundation, or CBF, serves the legal profession, the justice system and the Greater Cincinnati community. It makes grants to worthy programs, thanks to donations from members of the legal community.

Led by a volunteer board, it oversees specific funds and makes grant awards twice a year. The Foundation also fulfills its mission by naming a recipient of the John L. Muething Lifetime Achievement in Law award each fall.


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The Cincinnati Bar Foundation is an independent, non-profit and charitable [IRS 501c3] organization. Gifts to the Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

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Our Mission

Promoting Justice & Changing Lives Through the Law

Purpose

With the desire to serve the legal profession, the justice system and the Greater Cincinnati community, the Cincinnati Bar Foundation concentrates grant-making efforts in the following four areas: