Pro Bono Projects Looking for Grants

Preferred Activities

The Committee prefers to award grants for projects related to bankruptcy and/or debtor/creditor law that:

  • Encourage and promote legal assistance to poor and disadvantaged people
  • Encourage pro bono legal work
  • Educate the public to understand their rights and obligations under the law
  • Train attorneys who may volunteer to represent indigent debtors without charge
  • Support new or innovative approaches to the implementation and enhancement of pro bono services that require “seed money” to launch
  • Assist the courts with challenges associated with pro se debtors and creditors through counseling, education, and pro bono representation
  • Produce publications and host forums regarding consumer bankruptcy and/or debtor/creditor laws