“Supporting and Assisting Those Who Help Ensure Justice in Family Courts"

ACFLS made grants to family law-related service providers in 2014 and 2015. Then, under the direction of President Jill Barr and the Board of Directors, Past President Joe Bell spearheaded the effort to create what is now the ACFLS Charitable Foundation, Inc., an entirely separate entity from ACFLS, but with the full support and cooperation of ACFLS.  Our articles of incorporation are completed, first officers and directors chosen, by-laws written, and we have obtained IRS approval of our 501(c)(3) status so that donations to the foundation are tax deductible.

2017 Grants

$10,000 Grant – Helping Hands Nurturing Center

The Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS) Foundation has announced that the Helping Hands Nurturing Center (HHNC) in Grass Valley will receive a $10,000 grant on December 1, 2017 at the ACFLS Holiday Dinner event in San Francisco. The grant is the first $10,000 award ever to be made by the ACFLS Charitable Foundation, a new California non-profit corporation.
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$5,000 Grant – Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law

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2018 Grants

$10,000 Grant – LACBA Domestic Violence Legal Services Project

LOS ANGELES, February 28, 2018 – Counsel for Justice (CFJ) is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Domestic Violence Legal Services Project (DVP) has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Foundation (Foundation) to support its efforts to provide pro-bono legal services to victims of domestic violence and elder abuse in Los Angeles County.
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$10,000 Grant – Sonoma County Legal Services for Supervised Visitation Project

The Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS) Foundation has announced that the Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation Supervised Visitation Project will receive a $10,000 grant on December 1, 2018 at the ACFLS Holiday Dinner event at the Sir Francis Drake hotel in San Francisco. The grant is the third $10,000 award made by the ACFLS Charitable Foundation, a recently created California non-profit corporation.
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