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Michigan State Bar Foundation (MSBF)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

MSBF is a organizations supporting multiple crime or legal aid nonprofit based in Lansing, MI that was founded in 1947. As of 2018 they had $4.6 million in revenue and $15 million in assets.

The Michigan State Bar Foundation provides leadership and grants to improve access for all to the justice system, including support for civil legal aid to the poor, law-related education, and conflict resolution.

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Program areas at MSBF

Access to justice - grants and related expenses regarding civil legal services to the poor.

Civil justice system access program - grants and related expenses regarding access to the civil justice system for low-income residents of Michigan.

Iolta - interest on certain lawyers' pooled accounts designated for grants regarding improvements in the administration of justice and legal services to the poor. 12,852 attorneys participated.

Form 990s for MSBF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Apr 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-09May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Aug 18, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jul 21, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Feb 23, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MSBF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,665,444
Program services$850,062
Investment income and dividends$683,514
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,467,997
Net income from fundraising events$5,719
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,672,736

Vendors for MSBF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-16
█████████ ████████Software2020-02-28
█████ ██████████ ██Tax accounting2019-02-08

Personnel at MSBF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jennifer S. BentleyExecutive Director$129,325Jan. 17, 2020
Alfred M ButzbaughPresident and Trustee$0Jan. 17, 2020
███████ █ ██████Deputy Director and Finance Manager$126,266Sept. 30, 2018
██████ █ ██████████Treasurer and Trustee$0Sept. 30, 2018
██████ █ ██████Vice President and Trustee$0Sept. 30, 2018
███████ █ ██████Secretary and Trustee$0Sept. 30, 2018

Peer organizations supporting multiple crime and legal aid nonprofits

1Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF)501(c)(3)$5.9 millionNew Orleans, LA
2United American Patriots501(c)(3)$4.4 millionAlexandria, VA
3Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF)501(c)(3)$12 millionAustin, TX
4The South Carolina Bar Foundation501(c)(3)$2.6 millionColumbia, SC
5Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF)501(c)(3)$5.6 millionChicago, IL
6Tennessee Bar Foundation501(c)(3)$1.5 millionNashville, TN
7Maine Justice Foundation501(c)(3)$2.0 millionHallowell, ME
8Hawaii Justice Foundation501(c)(3)$1.6 millionHonolulu, HI
9Alabama Law Foundation501(c)(3)$2.0 millionMontgomery, AL
10Legal Aid for Washington Fund501(c)(3)$1.2 millionSeattle, WA
11The Fund for Legal Aid501(c)(3)$1.3 millionMinneapolis, MN
12Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF)501(c)(3)$2.5 millionBoston, MA
13Legal Foundation of Washington501(c)(3)$11 millionSeattle, WA
14BHHS Legacy Foundation501(c)(3)$7.6 millionPhoenix, AZ
15Los Angeles Police Foundation (LAPF)501(c)(3)$5.5 millionLos Angeles, CA
16Police Unity Tour501(c)(3)$3.9 millionFlorham Park, NJ
17Answer the call / Ny Police and Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fundinc501(c)(3)$6.1 millionNew York, NY
18Carry The Load501(c)(3)$3.7 millionDallas, TX
19Kosair Charities Committee501(c)(3)$21 millionLouisville, KY
20Maine Children's Trust Incorporated501(c)(3)$10 millionAugusta, ME
21Vested Interest in K9s501(c)(3)$1.3 millionEast Taunton, MA
22Legal Services Corporation of Virginia (LSCV)501(c)(3)$11 millionRichmond, VA
23Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI)501(c)(3)$4.7 millionDallas, TX
24Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation501(c)(3)$2.2 millionMadison, WI
25Skadden Foundation501(c)(3)$7.0 millionWhite Plains, NY