Chester County Bar Foundation Grant Process
The Chester County Bar Foundation (CCBF) invites organizations to apply for grants to assist with the funding of projects and/or services that that fall within one or more of the following criteria:

  •   Assists in providing legal services to the disadvantaged;
  •   Improves the delivery of legal services;
  •   Promotes education, knowledge and awareness of law within the community;
  •   Improves the administration of justice.

To apply for a grant, please complete this application form and return it with the requested documentation to:

Chester County Bar Foundation, 15 W. Gay Street, West Chester, PA  19380

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATION: September 30 (Grants will be awarded in October of each year)


If you have additional questions, please contact Matt Holliday at 610.692.1889 or


Past recipients of grants from the Chester County Bar Foundation include:

  • Access to Justice Program of the Chester County Bar Association
  • 1L Diverse Law Student Summer Program
  • Family Service of Chester County
  • Birth Certificate Program
  • Chester County Elder Abuse Task Force
  • People's Law School
  • Law Related Education Program of the Chester County Bar Association
  • Charles E. Swope Law Day Scholarship and Matching Grant
  • Widener Law JURIST Academy
  • Chester County Historical Society - Passmore Williamson Project
  • Chester County Court of Common Pleas Low Income Custody Evaluations
  • Chester County Fund for Women & Girls
  • Crime Victims Center of Chester County
  • Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
  • Friends Association for the Care & Protection of Children
  • Gateway HorseWorks
  • HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society)
  • Home of the Sparrow
  • Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • SeniorLAW Center
  • Volunteer English Program of Chester County