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Voluntary Bar Center

Welcome to the Voluntary Bar Center, a collection of resources and information to assist Florida’s local and specialty bar associations with leadership, operations and membership.

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Paycheck Protection Program

The COVID-19 stimulus package passed by Congress, expands eligibility for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to include 501(c)(6) organizations that meet certain qualifying conditions. In addition to numerous other provisions, the roughly $900 billion bill includes $325 billion in small business relief, including $257 billion for the PPP, and expands PPP access to include 501(c)(6) organizations with 300 or fewer employees; 15% or less in lobbying activities and receipts; and less than $1 million in spending for lobbying activities.

Qualifying Information/Deadlines and Links

2021 Vol Bar Leaders Conf LogoVoluntary Bar Leaders Conference: SAVE THE DATE – JULY 16-17, 2021

As you plan for 2021, reserve July 16-17 for the Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference. You will want to be there when we find that lost shaker of salt at Margaritaville Resort Orlando. No doubt we’ve all had a change in attitude during the pandemic and we all agree that a change in latitude in long overdue. The new logo selected by members of the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee is ready. The planning team is busy putting together a fantastic conference. Stay tuned for more info.

Voluntary Bar Coaching ProgramVoluntary Bar Leadership Coaching Program

Everyone can lean on the support offered though this program.

Voluntary Bar Liaison CommitteeVoluntary Bar Liaison Committee

Learn about the the scope of the committee, its projects, and its members.

Voluntary Bar Information Clearinghouse

Information Clearinghouse

Our Information Clearinghouse provides useful materials to assist voluntary bar leaders in managing and leading a voluntary bar.

2021 Vol Bar Leaders Conf LogoBar Leaders Conference

Every year, Florida’s local and specialty bar leaders gather to network and share the latest best practices and management techniques.

The Sidebar NewsThe SideBar News

An electronic digest of local, special interest and substantive bar association news.

Submit local bar achievements, activities.

Voluntary Bar Association Listing

Bar Association Listing

A directory that provides contact information for local and specialty bar associations.

Update contact information.