Grants & Grantees

Hennepin County Bar Foundation. Est. 1968

Grant Application

The Bar Foundation considers grants once a year. Submissions for the 2023-2024 grant cycle opens January 8, 2024, and closes February 12, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. Applications received after this date will not be considered. You can also apply for the Minnesota State Bar Foundation and Ramsey County Bar Foundation grants in the same application in the same open and close dates. Before applying, please read through our Grant Guidelines.

HCBF Grant Application Form

Questions regarding the HCBF's grant-making and application process should be directed to Erikka Ryan at or 612-278-6321.

2023 Recipients of HCBF Annual Grants

When you give to the Hennepin County Bar Foundation, your dollars are pooled with those of other HCBA members and organizations to support agencies/projects that promote access to justice in Hennepin County. In 2023, the HCBF gave away $220,000 in grants to nonprofits that work to provide legal access and support to those in need. 



Erikka Ryan

Director of Equity, Inclusion and Foundations


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