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Giving Back

Every Gift Makes An Impact!

Your financial support through gifts to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation improves lives in our community, especially for our Next Generation of Cleveland's leaders - the students attending and graduating from the Cleveland and East Cleveland city schools, who access our programs every year.  

Step in as a Next Generation Campaign Supporter and help our local high school, college and law students achieve their education and career  dreams.  Make a donation now by selecting the Annual Fund or one of the other funds from the drop down menu below and help us make a difference through our programs.  Gifts can be made in honor or in memory of family, friends or colleagues.    

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For more information about donating to the Foundation, contact Mary Groth, Director of Member & Donor Engagement at 216.539.5975. 

Thank you for your support!

Annual Fund Your gift provides direct support for the ongoing community outreach, law-related education, pro bono legal assistance and diversity pipeline programs of the CMBA making a difference in our community. 
Louis Stokes Scholars Fund Your gift provides critical support for this award-winning Diversity Pipeline Internship Program of the CMBA for minority college students interested in pursuing careers in the law.
Friends of The 3Rs Your annual gift of $50 or more supports the award-winning 3Rs - Rights, Responsibilities, Realities program for high school students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and East Cleveland City Schools.
Friends of High School Mock Trial Your annual gift of $25 or more supports the high school mock trial programs coordinated by the CMBA each year for over 800 students from Northeast Ohio, including the Ohio Mock Trial Cuyahoga District and Regional Competitions and the Cleveland Mock Trial Competition.
Sicherman Fund Your gift to the Marvin and Sue Sicherman Excellence in Bankruptcy Fund supports two annual scholarships awarded to an outstanding law student at each of our local law schools who are interested in bankruptcy law.
Environmental Scholarship Fund Your gift to the Environmental Scholarship Fund provides financial support to law students from our local law schools who are pursuing their professional interests by participating in environmental law internships in the public and nonprofit sectors.