Foundation Grant Recipients
2012-2013, the Ramsey County Bar Foundation gave more than $119,000 to
organizations that serve our community. In the fall of 2012, the foundation
presented Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services with a check for
nearly $30,000. In the spring of 2013, over $45,000 in grants were awarded
to 19 organizations.
you would like to support these and other worthwhile organizations, please
consider making a donation to the foundation. Contact Cheryl Dalby at
651.222.0846 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advocates for Human Rights
received a grant to support its work representing indigent asylum
seekers living in Ramsey County.
Resolution Center received a grant to provide accessible,
effective, and affordable alternative dispute resolution services
to residents in Ramsey County. The organization provides mediation
in community, family, landlord/tenant, small claims and business/consumer
Assistance Council for Veterans received a grant to provide
legal services for homeless and in-crisis veterans and their families
in Ramsey County.
Women United of Minnesota received a grant to support its
programs that offer shelter to Asian victims of domestic violence,
and a community advocacy program for victims trying to navigate the
LINE received a grant to support its tenant hotline and education
programs. The programs educate high school students, social workers,
landlords, police officers, and transitional housing residents regarding
legal problems related to housing.
received a grant to support the MJF Summer Clerkship fund, which works
to sustain pro bono legal services in Ramsey County.
Free, Inc. received a grant to support its programs that
aim to improve the quality and accessibility of justice to victims
of sexual exploitation.
Law Center of MN received a grant for general support of
its programs that provide immigration legal services to low-income
immigrants/refugees of all nationalities. The program’s goals
are to reunite and maintain immigrant families and to free immigrants
from persecution and abuse in their home countries.
Justice Center, Inc., an organization that provides comprehensive
criminal defense and crime prevention services to low-income persons,
received general operating support.
to Safety Victim Service Center,
a comprehensive, centrally located domestic abuse service center in
St. Paul, received general operating funds.
Project received a grant to support its public outreach and
legal education programs that address the issue of wrongful convictions.
Star Council/Boy Scouts of America received a grant to support
the Juvenile Diversion Program, which offers motivated, first-time
juvenile offenders positive alternatives to formal court proceedings.
which strives to improve access to justice by connecting low-income
people to existing legal resources, in partnership with United Way
2-1-1 and others, received general operating support.
Concerned For Lawyers (LCL), an organization offering free,
confidential help to lawyers, judges and law students with chemical
dependency and other mental health issues, received a grant to continue
advertising in the Barrister, and to expand its free counseling services.
Center received a grant to support its Legal Services in
Ramsey County program, which provides legal representation, advice,
advocacy and information addressing domestic violence and family law
Law Center of Minnesota
received a grant to support direct representation of children in foster
care, advocacy of systems reform, education and outreach.
Corps received a grant for general support of its pro bono
legal services, and workshops for small business owners and non-profits.
Society received a grant to provide legal services to domestic
and international human trafficking victims in Ramsey County, and
to offer consultations to immigration attorneys serving human trafficking
Loan Repayment Assistance Program of MN received a grant
to assist the funding of a loan repayment award to an attorney serving
low-income residents in Ramsey County.