SUPPORT US

Support Us

There are many opportunities for you to make an impact by supporting the Hispanic National Bar Association and HNBA VIA Fund (HNBA/VIA). Donations and sponsorships drive HNBA/VIA’s ability to provide training/development, mentoring, networking opportunities, scholarships, advocacy, and assistance to students and legal professionals.

 


Make a Donation

We accept donations via credit card and ACH electronic bank payments. HNBA VIA Fund is a 501c3 charitable organization and your contribution is tax-deductible as allowed by law. Contributions to the HNBA Member Based Organization are not tax deductible, and support the advocacy efforts and administration costs. Please reach out if you are unsure which option is best for your gift.

There are many opportunities for you to make an impact by supporting the Hispanic National Bar Association and HNBA VIA Fund (HNBA/VIA). HNBA supports all Hispanic Legal Professionals, from students to late-in-career executives. Our stories are different, the challenges we face vary, but the HNBA family celebrates every member. Donations and sponsorships drive our ability to provide training/development, mentoring, networking opportunities, scholarships, advocacy, and assistance to students and legal professionals. Together, with your generous support, we can lift as we climb.


 

Give in Honor of

Make a gift on behalf of a friend or loved one on their birthday, anniversary or during the holidays. Contact HNBA/VIA Vice President of Fundraising & Development, Bernadette Lopez, at vpfundraising@hnba.com, or our Executive Director & COO, Alba Cruz-Hacker, at acruzhacker@hnba.com, if additional assistance is needed.


 

Give in Memoriam

Honor your friend or loved one by giving in their name, or in remembrance of their legacy. Contact HNBA/VIA Vice President of Fundraising & Development, Bernadette Lopez, at vpfundraising@hnba.com, or our Executive Director & COO, Alba Cruz-Hacker, at acruzhacker@hnba.com, if additional acknowledgment is preferred.


 

Scholarships & Stipend Programs

Our different scholarship programs support underserved law students, and the Fernando J. Rivero Public Sector Fund supports public sector attorneys who serve on the HNBA/VIA Boards or in another significant leadership capacity . To learn more about the various scholarship and stipend opportunities, please visit here.  If you would like to discuss contributing to our scholarships or stipend programs, please contact HNBA/VIA Vice President of Fundraising & Development, Bernadette Lopez, at vpfundraising@hnba.com, or our Executive Director & COO, Alba Cruz-Hacker, at acruzhacker@hnba.com.


 

LGBT Scholarship Fund

Founded in 2008, the HNBA LGBT Division actively promotes its members through mentorship, regional programming, and a day-long summit at HNBA/VIA conferences. It also provides scholarships to LGBTQ+ law students and young attorneys. The Division is committed to the success of its members to achieve their full potential and is working toward more representation in the legal profession. We welcome all to join us in these critical efforts by helping us fund our initiatives and providing much-needed mentorship and scholarship assistance to students and young attorneys to harness their talent and promote their careers for advancing the Hispanic LGBTQ+ community. 

For information on supporting the LGBTQ+ Division’s work and efforts, please contact: Michael ‘Frank” Francis LGBTQ+ Division Chair lgbtdivision@hnba.com


 

Donate to the Latina Commission Programming

The Latina Commission serves the community and the legal profession by addressing barriers to the professional development and advancement of Latina lawyers. The Commission develops programs and strategies for Latina lawyers and students to overcome barriers to entry and advancement into the profession.  You can learn more about the Latina Commision HERE.