The New Hampshire Bar Foundation is a nonprofit, grant-making charitable foundation dedicated to supporting civil legal aid for the disadvantaged and law-related education in New Hampshire.
The New Hampshire Bar Foundation promotes the role of lawyers in securing equal access to justice and supports the charitable and educational aims of the New Hampshire Bar and its members. Read more.
Scenes From the 2019 Annual Dinner
2019 Justice Reception
Justice James Bassett and Attorney Thomas Burack performs the historical Daniel Webster speech from Dartmouth College v. Woodward at the 2019 Fellows Justice Reception on May 22, 2019.
Attorneys: Make Your IOLTA Dollars Count More
Your IOLTA deposits earn substantially more if you use one of the Leadership Level financial institutions that support the New Hampshire Bar Foundation’s mission by paying 2 percent or more on IOLTA deposits. Now, financial institutions paying at least 1 percent also are being specially recognized as Partner Level financial institutions. IOLTA has generated nearly $32 million for civil legal services and public education over its 33-year history. Read about the NHBF-IOLTA-Grants-Impact have had on the work of grantees to enhance access to justice for NH’s vulnerable citizens.
The Foundation Fellows are now accepting nominations for the 5th Annual Nixon-Zachos Award to be presented at the Fellows Justice Reception on May 14, 2020 at Labelle’s Winery in Amherst.
Support New Hampshire Bar Foundation
Your tax deductible contribution will help support non-profit legal service organizations serving NH citizens. Make a secure credit card donation online or send your check to: NH Bar Foundation at 2 Pillsbury Street, Suite 300, Concord, NH 03301. Learn about other ways to give. Please contact us by email or at 603-715-3210 for information on other giving options.
The IOLTA Program funds critical services in New Hampshire communities. Interest earned on these accounts supports the Bar Foundation’s statewide IOLTA Grants Program. Through IOLTA grants, tens of thousands of our most vulnerable citizens receive free or low cost civil legal services. IOLTA grants also fund educational programs that teach our youth and the public about the law and the justice system.