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Our Work

As the heart of Pittsburgh’s legal community, we aim to empower legal professionals at every level to become change makers for good. Our programs are designed to support members of the legal community in their efforts to give back, joining our mission to promote justice for every member of our community. 

Attorneys Against Hunger

Since 1997, the ACBF has distributed over $2 million in grants to food pantries and hunger services agencies in Allegheny County.

Endowment Campaign

Our supporters joined together in 2021 to raise over $1.5 million in support of the Foundation’s Endowment, ensuring that the work of the ACBF will continue to grow into the future.

Fellows GIVE

Fellows GIVE is our opportunity to recognize champions of philanthropy in the legal sector, creating new ways to connect directly with the organizations they support.

Juvenile Court Project

A legal aid project advocating for the interests and legal rights of parents whose children are the subjects of Juvenile Court dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings in Allegheny County.

Law Firm Leadership Circle

The Law Firm Leadership Circle is made up of a distinguished group of law firms whose outstanding generosity demonstrates a commitment to increasing the legal profession’s impact in the community.

Operation MVP 

Operation M.V.P. (Military and Veterans Project) is a three prong effort to recognize and serve our current military personnel and veterans.

Pro Bono Center

A signature project of the ACBF, the Pro Bono Center has been providing free legal help to residents of Allegheny County since 2007.

YLD Backpack Project 

The Backpack Project was established in 2007 by the ACBA Public Service Committee as a means to provide school supplies and backpacks to students at schools in low-income areas of Pittsburgh.

Zittrain Forums 

Established in 2000, the Zittrain Forums on Law and Public Policy provide the community with educational, topical and informative programs to lead to a better understanding of the complex issues confronting our government and legal systems.