Mobile Bar Foundation

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The Mobile Bar Foundation is the charitable outreach and affiliate of the Mobile Bar Association. The Foundation is a “Section 501( c)(3)” (Internal Revenue Code) organization, which is exempt from the payment of income taxes and contributions to the Foundation qualify for charitable contribution status with the United States Internal Revenue Service.  The Foundation was established in 1994 with the stated purpose of “accumulating sufficient funds to be used for the betterment and good of our community.” Its mission is to support programs that improve the legal system, the administration of justice, and otherwise promote the betterment of the legal profession and the local community.

The primary sources of funds for the Foundation are the annual membership donations paid by members of the Mobile Bar Association. Various membership levels are available according to the amount donated. Other sources of funds include various fundraisers and contributions from supporting individuals and organizations. The Tri the Gulf triathlon is the Foundation’s primary annual fundraiser.

Per the terms of its charter, the Foundation is required to distribute 80 percent of its income from the previous year to qualified entities.

THE MOBILE BAR FOUNDATION HAS PROUDLY PROVIDED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE FOLLOWING CIVIC AND CHARITABLE ENTITIES AND ENDEAVORS:

  • Academy of Public Service
  • Alabama Lawyers Assistance Program
  • Alabama School of Math and Science Foundation
  • American Lung Association
  • Bay Area Food Bank
  • Adoption Rocks!
  • Alabama Lawyers For Children
  • Assistance League of Mobile
  • Bellingrath Gardens and Home
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama, Inc.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Mobile
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Catholic Social Services
  • CASA Mobile, Inc.
  • Case For Kids Program
  • Centre for the Living Arts
  • City of Mobile’s Christmas/Holiday Parade
  • Cranford Burns Middle School
  • Compassionate Friends
  • CONTACT Mobile, Inc.
  • Crittendon Teen Services
  • Dumas Wesley Center
  • Town of Dauphin Island
  • Dauphin Island Fire & Rescue Squad
  • Dauphin Island Police Department
  • Drug Education Council
  • Dwell Mobile
  • Easter Seal School For Special Children
  • Family Promis
  • R. Dickson School PTA
  • Exploreum Science Museum
  • Frederic Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy
  • Girl Scouts of Deep South Council
  • Hillsdale Middle School
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Judge Robert G. Kendall Scholarship Fund
  • Junior Achievement of Mobile, Inc.
  • L’Arche Mobile Foundation
  • Leadership Mobile
  • Legal Services of Alabama
  • Literacy Coalition of South Alabama
  • L.O.T. Ministries of Alabama, Inc.
  • M.A.R.C.
  • Make A Wish Foundation of South Alabama
  • Mobile County Law Library
  • Mobile County Volunteer Guardian Program
  • Mobile County Department of Human Resources
  • Mobile United
  • Mobile Theatre Guild
  • Mulherin Home
  • Mobile County Sheriff’s Flotilla
  • Mobile County Sheriff’s Foundation
  • Mobile Re-Entry Program
  • National Black Law Students Association
  • Outward Bound
  • Penelope House
  • Preschool Center for the Sensory Impaired
  • Ransom Ministries, Inc.
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Senior Citizens Services
  • South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • St. Mary Church’s Our Sister Closet
  • Team Focus
  • The Project Cate Foundation, Inc.
  • The Child Advocacy Center
  • The Learning Tree
  • United Cerebral Palsy
  • United Way of Southwest Alabama
  • USA Family Specialty Clinic’s PED-HIV Program
  • Underage Drinking Task Force
  • University of South Alabama Archives
  • Victory Health Partners
  • Woman’s Fund of South Alabama