About Our Foundation

About the SDCBF

By offering an effective means for the legal community to engage in law-related philanthropy, the San Diego County Bar Foundation strengthens the profession by providing lawyers the opportunity to contribute to the quality and benefit of San Diego County.

Who we help

The Foundation’s beneficiaries are many – over 50 legal aid and public interest organizations – and include abused women and children, immigrants seeking political asylum, the working poor who cannot afford legal representation, and others who are in desperate need of legal assistance and have nowhere to turn. Our grants also support programs that educate children and adults about the legal system and individuals’ rights and responsibilities. Due to the dramatic underfunding of our court system, the Foundation also funds private groups that train lawyers and laypeople to be advocates for the underserved.