Siege of the U.S. Capitol

The January 6th siege of the U.S. Capitol revealed the deep divisions in our democracy. This moment must serve as a wake-up call to American philanthropy to prioritize the building of an inclusive, multiracial and robust democracy at every level of government.

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We're uniting like-minded partners to execute on shared strategies.

Recognizing the immense challenges and complexities of creating lasting change, we embrace collaborative work, bringing progressive funders together with the most effective grassroots leaders across the country.

Together we're creating a world with dignity for every individual.

We champion equal rights - and go beyond, to empower communities leading social movements for systemic change. For us, social justice is about creating opportunities for everyone to have a voice, accelerating grassroots leadership, and protecting and expanding fundamental rights and liberties. It is this force for change that will secure a future of equality, inclusiveness and democracy.

We're here to give you the tools, support and network to fuel your mission.

Proteus is the full-service philanthropic organization, ready to act as a strategic partner to funders and operational ally for progressive movements. We're built to help you pursue your vision for a better world with robust operational support, grantmaking expertise, and communities of like-minded partners.

We support hundreds of innovative grassroots organizations working for social justice.

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