Disability Rights Center – New Hampshire Receives Grant From the New Hampshire Bar Foundation
Disability Rights Center – New Hampshire (DRC-NH) is pleased to announce the receipt of $48,000 in funding from the New Hampshire Bar Foundation’s IOLTA grants program. The grant will support DRC-NH’s legal advocacy for people with disabilities across New Hampshire, including people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and physical disabilities.
Attorneys and the banking community partner to fund the IOLTA grant program through interest on certain lawyer trust accounts, paid to the New Hampshire Bar Foundation to fund a statewide grant program to promote justice. IOLTA grants fund nonprofit organizations, like DRC-NH, that provide free or reduced-fee civil legal services. More information about the New Hampshire Bar Foundation and the IOLTA grant program can be found at www.nhbar.org/nh-bar-
“Thank you to the attorneys, banks, and the NH Bar Foundation. Funding through the IOLTA program helps us to work toward a day when people with disabilities live the lives that they choose, lives that are free from abuse, neglect, and discrimination,” said Stephanie Patrick, Executive Director of DRC-NH.