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Hennepin County Bar Foundation Opens Grant Application Process for 2017
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NEWS RELEASE: December 8, 2016


MINNEAPOLIS─ The Hennepin County Bar Foundation (HCBF) announces that the annual grant application process is now open for grants to be awarded in 2017. The foundation is the charitable giving arm of the Hennepin County Bar Association, and has actively supported law-related services in the community since 1968.


The HCBF was established with the express purpose of providing financial assistance to individuals, organizations, and projects related to the law and the legal system. It is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation that derives virtually all of its funding from direct contributions from individual lawyers, area law firms, and other organizations in the legal arena.


Last year, the HCBF distributed 16 grants totaling $120,000 for organizations promoting access to justice in Hennepin County.


Grant requests are due by midnight on Friday, January 13, 2017. Applications and information can be found at


Please note that if you have received an HCBF grant in a prior year, you must reapply to be considered for another grant.


Please contact Julia Peacock at 612-752-6620 or with any questions.