The Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), not-for-profit, charitable organization that was established in 1996 to facilitate the unrestricted access of all members of the public--rich or poor, single or married, of every sex, race, religion or creed--to the legal programs and services available and necessary for the protection of individual rights and the overall preservation of justice and safety for all residents of Kane County.
The purposes of THE KANE COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION, INC. (hereafter referred to as the "Foundation"), as stated in its articles of Incorporation, are:
(a) To improve and facilitate the administration of justice;
(b) To promote the understanding of the law and to assist in legal education, both to the Bar and the general public;
(c) To foster and provide legal education and scholarships;
(d) To assist in providing equal access to the law to the indigent and needy;
(e) To carry out any general charitable purposes as provided in Section 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code; and
(f) To acquire, preserve and exhibit rare books and documents, subjects of art and items of historical interest having legal significance.
For more information, please contact Jan Wade, Executive Director, at (630) 762-1915 or firstname.lastname@example.org.