United to Protect Democracy

Type of Activity: Grant
Grantee: United to Protect Democracy
Amount: $200,000 in 2017 over two years

What is United to Protect Democracy?

United to Protect Democracy is a new organization working to preserve constitutional checks and balances, and hold the Executive Branch accountable for ethical violations and abuses of power. It advances its mission through advocacy, lobbying, and public interest litigation.

Why do we think this organization is important?

United to Protect Democracy’s priorities focus on areas that pose the most significant threats to democracy, such as preventing the politicization of independent institutions and maintaining the constitutional balance of powers among the executive branch, Congress, judiciary, and the individual states.

How is Voice supporting United to Protect Democracy?

In 2017, Democracy Fund Voice approved a two-year grant to United to Protect Democracy in the amount of up to $200,000.