Auction

PILF’s 28th Annual Bid For Justice Auction will be held on Thursday, March 5th at 7pm. Tickets may be purchased here.

FAQs

Sponsors and Donors

Click here to see a sample list of sponsors and donors. Donations are always needed and welcome!

What Should I Donate?

Every year, people donate a wide variety of items. Click here to see just a few examples.

Who attends the Bid For Justice Auction?

Each year, approximately 500 students, faculty, community members, and friends of PILF attend the Auction. Donated items receive the attention of bidders and attract PILF supporters to the donating businesses.

Whom does the Auction Benefit?

The Community Grants Program.
Using the proceeds from the annual auction, PILF awards grants to various non-profit and pro bono organizations that serve disadvantaged communities in New York, around the U.S. and abroad.

The Law Student Pro Bono Caravans
All first- and second-year Columbia Law School students are guaranteed a grant from the law school if they work in unpaid, public service organizations or government agencies. PILF gives half of its annual revenues to support student spring break pro bono caravans, which provide much needed legal services to low income people throughout the globe.

Still have more questions?

The Auction Chairs are happy to help answer any questions you may have. For questions regarding fundraising, donations, ticket sales, GSF, or anything else related to the auction, please email your Auction Chair, Greg Smith.