Purpose of the Foundation
The objects and purposes for which this corporation is organized are:
To carry on the following educational, literary, scientific and charitable purposes or any of them both directly and by the application of assets to the use of the Greensboro Bar Association, for charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes, or to any other corporation, trust, fund or foundation whose purposes and operations are charitable, scientific, literary or educational:
To foster and maintain the honor and integrity of the law;
To study, improve and to facilitate the administration of justice;
To promote the study of the law and research therein, the diffusion of knowledge thereof, and the continuing education of lawyers;
To cause to be published and to distribute addresses, reports, treatises and other literary works on legal subjects;
To maintain a law library and research center;
To acquire, preserve and exhibit rare books and documents, objects or art, and items of historical interest having legal significance or bearing on the administration of justice;
To promote suitable standards of legal education.
GBAF provides yearly grants to law-related organizations or projects. The procedure is explained and the application form is provided by clicking on Foundation Grant Application/Procedures.
The Bylaws of the Greensboro Bar Association Foundation, Inc. were most recently amended in 2010 to alter the composition of the board to correspond with the Articles of Incorporation.
Annual CLE Seminar
From time to time, the Board of Directors initiates a special project which may require funding from the Foundation plus additional input, both in work and monetary contributions, from the GBA members. Past projects include six Habitat for Humanity houses and playground equipment for Foust Elementary School