Pro Bono Clearinghouse Program

If you are an ESTABLISHED NONPROFIT (501c3) organization in need of need of transactional legal assistance, complete the online form found here.

The Clearinghouse staff will match your nonprofit organization to a volunteer attorney who can provide free help as soon as possible. Please note, assistance is not guaranteed. If you have questions about the process, please contact our Director of Administration at

*Note: Clearinghouse volunteers assist with transactional legal matters only, (e.g. personnel issues, contract negotiations, bylaw review, mergers and intellectual property issues, etc.) Our volunteers cannot assist with nonprofit formation/incorporation. 

General Counsel Program for Nonprofits

Does your organization need help spotting potential legal issues?  If so, your organization could be a great candidate for the new Nonprofit General Counsel Program offered through the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation. The Program will involve matching one or more volunteer lawyers attorneys with a nonprofit organization for one year.  During that year, the volunteers will serve as mentors, sounding boards and legal issue spotters for the organization.

To participate in the inaugural 2018 class of the Nonprofit General Counsel Program, preliminary interest must be submitted by Friday, September 8th with the final application, if eligible to apply, due on Monday, October 16th.

To see if your organization meets the eligibility criteria and to request and application, please contact Alison Roussy ( or click here.