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Trenton Miller is headed for a college degree thanks in large part to help he received from Attorney ad Litem Ray Cornelius through a project that was supported by a Children's Legal Services grant. Learn more.

Providing Greater Access to Justice

Every day, in every city in Florida, we help Legal Aid help those least able to afford a lawyer. We are The Florida Bar Foundation, and we believe the justice system works best when it works for everyone. Learn more.

Funding for the Innocence Project of Florida

The Florida Bar Foundation is the largest funder of the Innocence Project of Florida, which has helped exonerate 14 people using post-conviction DNA evidence. One of them, James Bain, served 35 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Learn more.

Positively Pro Bono

Having lost her life savings in a scam, Caroline Pennington began rebuilding her life at age 75. Pro bono attorney Dorothy Negrin helped Pennington file for bankruptcy and get a fresh start. Learn more.

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Helping foster children succeed

Batchelor Foundation grantAfter her father's suicide, a gifted high school student made it through foster care and into a prestigious art school with a little legal help.
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Protecting the rights of autistic kids

Karls GonzalezKarls Gonzalez was one of thousands of Florida children on Medicaid denied access to ABA therapy, until legal aid got involved.
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Ensuring fairness for farm workers

Farmworkers

When a group of older farm workers was not receiving minimum wage, legal aid stepped in to protect their livelihood.
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Speaking of Justice

When an 86-year-old Calhoun County man was told he was no longer eligible to receive $16 a month in food stamps, he finally came up against a problem he couldn't solve on his own. Fortunately for him and more than 33,000 others in his situation, legal aid was there.

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Amanda Alvarez, her daughter Liliana and legal aid attorney Ashley Wilson

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Fellows are life members of The Florida Bar Foundation; core supporters who believe in the value of justice and the importance of the Foundation's leadership and charitable programs. If you haven't already done so, please consider making your Fellows pledge.

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Grant Programs

The Foundation board allocates grant funds annually to the three Florida Supreme Court-approved uses of IOTA funds:

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