Grants

YEAR 1 BANK OF AMERICA GRANTEES

The South Carolina Bar Foundation is proud to announce the nine South Carolina nonprofits who received funding from a special grant program established as a result of a settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Bank of America.

  • Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation

    CHPP delivers legal services to low-income persons in need of assistance with heirs’ property issues. The team works to enhance the capacity of attorneys, legal professionals and students to provide legal education and direct legal services in the Lowcountry. Visit website >>

  • Charleston Legal Access

    Charleston Legal Access is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to expanding access to legal services and rights in South Carolina. CLA serves moderate and low income individual clients, providing legal representation at reduced fees calculated on a sliding scale, and participates in litigation to overcome systemic injustice. Visit website >>

  • Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services

    Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services serves the vital legal needs of Charleston’s economically disadvantaged. We empower people by providing aid, representation and an array of legal services that grant access to the protections and benefits of our legal system. Visit website >>

  • Providence Home

    Providence Home helps stabilize the living conditions of dislocated men and to encourage progress in realizing their full personal potential in self-sufficient living. Visit website >>

  • SC Access to Justice Commission

    SCATJ works to educate the public, the legal community and the legislature about issues facing individuals with limited means. The Commission works to find additional funding for legal assistance, create new partnerships for increasing civil legal assistance, build seamless connections for those in need with the resources available and increase access to and delivery of civil legal assistance. Visit website >>

  • SC Bar Pro Bono Program

    The South Carolina Bar's mission is to advance justice, professionalism and understanding of the law. To that end, the pro bono program provides educational opportunities to the public, hosting clinics on legal issues that assist individuals in recognizing and handling legal matters, offering advice and counseling and/or full representation to those who cannot afford lawyers. Visit website >>

  • SCCADVASA

    South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) is the statewide coalition of organizations providing intervention services to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and Primary Prevention programs to students and communities across the state. Visit website >>

  • SC Legal Services

    SCLS is the sole statewide provider of civil legal services to low-income South Carolinians. SCLS continues to develop more aggressive advocacy and strengthen the capacity of lead attorneys and substantive work units. SCLS addresses all areas of poverty law but focuses its work in the areas of tax, housing, consumer protection, public benefits, domestic violence, education and elder law. Visit website >>

  • University of South Carolina School of Law Veterans Legal Clinic

    The Veterans Legal Clinic will serve a range of legal needs of indigent veterans in the state of South Carolina. The clinic will providing free, direct legal assistance on credit problems and related financial matters, housing issues, government benefits and family law issues. Visit website >>