Access to legal assistance regardless of race, income, ethnicity, language barriers or immigration status is a path to a better future. In 2016, the HCBF provided grants totaling $120,000 to 16 legal related nonprofits. Examples of the impact of HCBF grants include:
(1) Provides over 7,000 legal services annually to protect the basic human needs of people;
(2) Provides first-time offenders an alternative to proceeding through the traditional court process. Upon completion of pretrial diversion program, clients avoid conviction or a lengthy court trial; and
(3) Provides comprehensive legal services to over 300 homeless veterans in Hennepin County.
Since 1968, the HCBF has granted over $2.5 million which has made a positive impact on Hennepin County residents by funding legal projects that help change lives and create a richer community for all of us.
Your financial support of the HCBF, combined with gifts from others in the legal community, will make a lasting and meaningful impact.