Foundation for the Advancement of the Paralegal Profession

Empowering & Promoting Paralegals

Grant Program for Promotion of Voluntary Certification Programs

The Foundation for the Advancement of the Paralegal Profession (the Foundation or FAPP) was incorporated as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation in 2006.  It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity, whose financial support comes solely from its supporters, donors, and fundraising efforts [click here to learn more about supporting the Foundation].

The Foundation’s mission is to promote and advance the professional and educational standards of paralegal.  The Foundation’s tag line is Empowering & Promoting Paralegals™.

In 2011 FAPP adopted a policy to endorse and support voluntary certification for paralegals.  The Foundation has developed a grant program to support and endorse voluntary certification programs and to provide financial and other assistance to paralegals, paralegal associations, national groups, and non-profit type organizations in the promotion of voluntary certification programs.

Deadlines to apply for a grant to assist with the marketing or promotion of voluntary certification programs are under development.

Remember, become an Essential Piece to the success of the paralegal profession.  Support the Foundation in its efforts to promote and advance the paralegal profession.  Your financial support of the Foundation qualifies as a charitable contribution and is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Click here to see a list of ways you can support the Foundation.