• 20 Federal Street, Suite 4
  • Greenfield, MA 01301
  • Phone: 413-773-9839
  • Fax: 413-774-2994

Community Fund

We are pleased to announce that the Franklin County Bar Association Community Fund, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization and has received IRS 501 (c)(3) tax exempt status. Gifts and donations to the fund are tax deductible to the donors.

The fund will administer the Thomas W. Merrigan Memorial Scholarship Program, in addition to other community endeavors.

Please make a tax deductible donation to the Community Fund here.

(This link will redirect you to Paypal. Please make a note when prompted, if you wish for your donation to be marked for a specific use such as the Thomas W. Merrigan Memorial Scholarship, the Diane Esser Memorial, or the Presonal Protective Equitment Drive.)

Community Fund Board of Directors

The Community Fund board of Directors meets online via Zoom.

Benjamin Simanski

Vice President
Caitlin Reed

Peter James

Interim Clerk - Julia Popkin (as of 5.4.2023)
Retired Clerk - Lisa Kent

At Large

Aidan Lanciani

Open Seat

Open Seat

Open Seat

If interested, in being on the board, please send an email of interest to fcbar@franklincountybar.org. The secretary will compare that individual against the list of members in good standing and forward candidtes to the Community Fund Board of Directors for consieration.