BALTIMORE, MD, April 5, 2011 – The law firm of Ober|Kaler announced today the launch of its annual Ober|Kaler Community Grants Program. The program awards $35,000 in community grants to aid nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth living in Baltimore City and Washington, DC. Established on the occasion of the firm’s 100th anniversary, and now in its ninth year, the program demonstrates our commitment to good corporate citizenship through financial support and volunteerism.
Ober|Kaler will award two $10,000 grants and one $15,000 special grant to nonprofit organizations with programs focused on educating, clothing, sheltering or feeding disadvantaged youth living in Baltimore City or Washington, DC. In addition to financial support, organizations may apply for a special Volunteer Supplement. Through this supplemental program, 10-20 of Ober|Kaler’s employees will volunteer their time to selected grant recipients.
Grant applications and guidelines are available now at www.ober.com/our_firm/community-grants. Completed applications must be received by Monday, August 1, 2011. All organizations applying for assistance must be certified by the Internal Revenue Service as not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional, and litigation services to financial, health care, construction and other business organizations. The firm has more than 130 attorneys and offices in Baltimore, Washington, DC and Falls Church.