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The Indianapolis Bar Foundation Reports Budget-Breaking Success in 2015

By Andrew Campbell, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP and 2016 Indianapolis Bar Foundation President With the generous support of the Indianapolis legal community, the Indianapolis Bar Foundation is pleased to report that it exceeded its 2015 fundraising budget by more than … Continue reading

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IBF Fellows Give Back at Gleaners

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana works to feed the hungry across the state, and on Oct. 21, Indianapolis Bar Foundation Distinguished Fellows pitched in to help them do just that during the Fellows service event. While Gleaners serves 21 counties … Continue reading

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Nearly 600 Helped at Ask a Lawyer

For many of our neighbors, facing a legal problem with limited resources or practical knowledge can be stressful and downright frightening. At Ask a Lawyer on Oct. 13, more than 100 IndyBar paralegal and attorney volunteers stepped out of their … Continue reading

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2012 IBF Grantee Continues Good Work

By Carolyn Clay Hall, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP Some kids shoplift. Some get caught. According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP), roughly 2 million kids were caught shoplifting in the past five years. Roger was one of them. … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Reach for Youth “Don’t Judge Me” Happy Hour

Reach for Youth, the 2012 Impact Fund Grant recipient and local non-profit, is inviting licensed attorneys to learn more about the Teen Court program and how to get involved. “Don’t Judge Me” will be held Thursday, September 24 from 5 … Continue reading

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Impact in Action

When the Indianapolis Bar Foundation revamped its grant-making activity in 2011, a single word drove the effort from beginning to end: impact. Leaders envisioned a single high-dollar grant that would do more than just fund an organization’s daily activities—they envisioned … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for 2015 Impact Fund Grant

For a non-profit organization, $35,000 can mean the difference between whether a program or initiative ever makes it to fruition or remains a dream—the difference between whether our neighbors receive the assistance they need or are left helpless—the difference between … Continue reading

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Scholarships Top $200,000 Milestone

By Angela P. Krahulik, Ice Miller LLP Twenty years ago, Rich Blaiklock received a scholarship from the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, and the Lewis & Wagner LLP attorney remembers that it couldn’t have come at a better time. “Our son was … Continue reading

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Indianapolis Bar Foundation to Award $35,000 Grant

The Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IBF) is now accepting applications through July 8, 2015, for its Impact Fund Grant of at least $35,000 to be awarded in early October 2015. Application instructions and additional information can be found at indybar.org/ibf. The … Continue reading

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Bar Leaders Impact the Community Through Class XII Service Projects

By Claire Emswiller, Emswiller Williams Noland & Clarke PC For the past six months, members of the IndyBar Leader Series Class XII have been learning what it means to be a leader, both in their legal careers and in their … Continue reading

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