Recent Grant Recipients

Throughout the years your donations have enabled the CBF to grant more than $2.7 million to organizations in our community. Join your colleagues now and continue this legacy of giving.

We believe our community works better when people understand the law and have equal access to justice. Every day, we empower nonprofits to help our legally vulnerable citizens, because our community is stronger when everyone has confidence in our legal system.

Through your support over the years, we have provided grants to:

Support the Legal Profession:

  • Continuing Legal Education Seminars
  • CALL Scholarships
  • Memorial Service
  • Health & Well-Being Lecture Series
  • John P. Kiely Professionalism Award
  • John W. Warrington Community Service Award
  • John L. Muething Lifetime Achievement in Law Award

Defend at risk children:

  • Pro Kids — CASA Recruitment & Launch Program
  • Juvenile Court Clinic Expansion Project
  • Youth Court
  • Back2Back Ministries
  • Found Village

Empower citizens:

  • Cincinnati Works —Phoenix Program
  • Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor
  • Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio
  • Immigrant & Refugee Law Center

Help families navigate the legal system:

  • Children’s Home of Cincinnati — Family Visitation Center
  • Northern Kentucky University Children’s Law Center
  • Talbert House — Fatherhood Program

Promote diversity and inclusion in the legal community through:

  • Law and Leadership Institute LLC — Cincinnati Program
  • Summer Work Experience in Law Inc.
  • Round Table Clerkship Program

Educate youth about the law:

  • Ohio YMCA Youth & Government
  • Ohio Mock Trial Program
  • Cincinnati Development Fund – Junior Forum

Provide legal education scholarships:

  • Judge Nathaniel R. Jones Scholarship
  • William A. McClain Scholarship
  • Shanda L. Spurlock/Dinsmore Scholarship

Engage the public about the law:

  • Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio
  • Urban League of Greater SW Ohio