Essential Documents & Financials

Our Commitment to You

The Philadelphia Bar Foundation, its Board of Trustees and staff recognize our ethical obligation to conduct our activities with a commitment to excellence, strict accountability, and transparency.

We work to manage our resources effectively and convey information to stakeholders and the public about our mission, activities, accomplishments, and decision-making processes. It is our intent to make information about the Bar Foundation easily accessible and to create external visibility, public understanding, and trust in our organization.

Philadelphia Bar Foundation 2019-2023 Strategic Plan

In 2018, the Phladelphia Bar Foundation identified opportunities for organizational growth and improvement and developed a 2019-2023 Strategic Plan. This plan is the culmination of efforts with Philadelphia Bar Foundation leadership and Trustees to define a roadmap for the immediate and long-term future. The Strategic Priorities identified for 2019-2023 are:

  • Philanthropy: Increase sustainability and consistency of financial support to legal aid partners
  • Sustainability & Capacity: Strengthen the Bar Foundation by improving Organizational Sustainability
  • Partnerships: Increase and strengthen transparent, mutually beneficial partnerships across all areas of the Bar Foundation including partnerships around the Equal Justice Center initiative
  • Advocacy & Awareness: Transform the legal aid system through advocacy and awareness

Read the full 2019-2023 Strategic Plan.