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The Smith County Bar Foundation exists to further justice and the rule of law in Smith County, Texas by educating and serving its citizens.

The Foundation accomplishes these goals by: establishing programs designed to educate members of the general public as to their legal rights and responsibilities; promoting and facilitating the exercise of the legal rights of the poor; and serving the community through programs designed to assist those affected by the justice system.

Over 90% of the funding for the Foundation comes from Fellows. Current Fellows are listed here. The Foundation has successfully been awarded grants from local and statewide organizations. Annual Fellow donations provide funds for operations and for continuing programs such as Law Day, Constitution Day, Volunteer Attorneys and the Civics game.

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Smith County Bar Association. It is an IRS 501(c)3 corporation and all donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

The Foundation is always looking to expand their Fellows. Details and information on becoming a Fellow are available here.

Fellows are available for the following donation amounts-

Fellow ~ Annual payment each year for 10 years of $150
Life Fellow ~ Single contribution of $1,500
Sustaining Life Fellow ~ $1,501 to $2499
Life Patron Fellow ~ $2,500 to $4999
Life Benefactor Fellow ~ $5,000

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