Major Funders

Funding for Bay Area Legal Services is generously provided by a number of organizations.

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Legal Services Corporation

LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. Established in 1974, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. LSC distributes more than 90% of its funding to 132 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 800 offices.

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Children's Board of Hillsborough County

The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County proudly serves children and families. Created by the voters in 1988, we provide funding for services and supports on behalf of children, with an emphasis on pregnant women and children birth to age eight. In fiscal year 2018, we invested $30 million in more than 90 local non-profit agencies. The strategic focus of the Children’s Board is to work with organizations who share a common vision of offering support to children so they can lead a healthy, safe, and productive life, which makes a difference for all residents of Hillsborough County.

The Florida Bar Foundation

Senior Connection Center

Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas

Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

Hillsborough County 

Pasco County  

United Way of Pasco County

United Way Suncoast

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Florida Office of the Attorney General

Internal Revenue Services

U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women

Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

Pinellas Community Foundation

Bob Woodruff Foundation