Legal Assistance to the Poor (LAP) Grant

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits to Provide Legal
Services to the Financially Disadvantaged

GrantWatch ID#: 176721
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF)


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Grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations that provide legal services to disadvantaged individuals who lack financial resources. Priority will be given to pro bono legal programs, as well as programs that provide direct representation for clients. Please note that the use of grant funds in contracting or subcontracting with private attorneys is discouraged.

The application covers the grant funding period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

Grant requests must be consistent with the tax-exempt public purposes prescribed by the Foundation and with applicable Internal Revenue Code regulations and rulings (including those under Section 501(c)(3).

Applicant organizations must be recognized as tax-exempt organizations under the laws of the State of Louisiana and the Internal Revenue Code or as other not-for-profit entities.

Not Funded:
-Political campaigns;
-Organizations engaging in lobbying activities on a regular and recurring basis;
-Support travel, either by groups or individuals;
-Endowment campaigns;
-Fund individual scholarships or stipends; or
-Lawyers in the private practice of law.

Program Guidelines:

BCD, CLS, LRE, LAP and SRL applications must be finalized by Thursday, December 1, 2016 no later than 5:00 PM.

The Grants Committee is scheduled to meet in April and announcements of the grant award decisions will be mailed to applicants in May.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Renee B. LeBoeuf, Grants Manager

Louisiana Bar Foundation
1615 Poydras Street, Suite 1000
New Orleans, LA 70112

P: 504.561.1046
F: 504.566.1926

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