FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 20, 2023
CONTACT: Stephanie Patrick, Executive Director
Disability Rights Center – New Hampshire
(603) 228-0432 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 $93,000 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.
“Thank you to the attorneys, banks, and the NH Bar Foundation. Funding through the IOLTA program helps us to fight discrimination and work towards an inclusive, accessible, and just society” said Stephanie Patrick, Executive Director of DRC-NH.
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-foundation.
DRC-NH protects, advances, and strengthens the legal rights and advocacy interests of all people with disabilities. More information about DRC-NH can be found at http://www.drcnh.org.