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Proteus Fund

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Proteus Fund is a civil liberties organization based in Amherst, MA that was founded in 1994. As of 2019 they had $32 million in revenue and $29 million in assets.

Grant making to support public education related to democracy, human rights and peace. Proteus Fund is a public charity that partners with foundations, advocates and individual donors to advance democracy, human rights and peace. Proteus Fund is a pub...

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Program areas at Proteus Fund

Proteus Fund specializes in connecting engaged, mission-aligned funders to each other through donor collaboratives. Additionally, we staff, manage, and offer strategic guidance to family foundations; offer fiscal sponsorship to dynamic social justice initiatives aligned with our mission and values; and offer donor and group advised funds to projects and philanthropists working to advance democracy, human rights, and peace.

Rise together Fund bolsters the critical work of muslim, arab, and south asian (masa) individuals, organizations and communities to defend and uphold the rights of their communities, leading to inclusion in a just, equitable, multi-racial democracy..

Piper Fund is a donor collaborative that unites individual donors and foundations to defend democratic institutions and the rule of law, including diminishing the influence of corporate and special interest money on our political and judicial systems.

Form 990s for Proteus Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 23, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Apr 5, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 20, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Proteus Fund

Total grants, contributions, etc.$30,212,641
Program services$2,214,960
Investment income and dividends$263,571
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$24,030
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$32,715,202

Vendors for Proteus Fund

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
█████████ ███████ ███████ ███ ██ ██Tax accounting2018-11-14
███ █████ █████Consulting$217,0002017-12-01
███████ █████ █████████ ████████Consulting$134,2442017-12-01
█ ███████ █████ ███Strategy FR$55,6692016-12-01
█████ █████████ ███ ██ ██Tax accounting2014-12-31

Personnel at Proteus Fund

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Paul di DonatoChief Executive Officer / President$199,632Feb. 6, 2019
Jill Price MarshallChief Operating Officer$142,130March 30, 2018
████ ██████Chief Financial Officer-June 19, 2020
████ ██████Director of Partnership and Communications-March 30, 2018
█████ ███████████Director of Information Services-March 30, 2018
██████ ███Director of Human Resources-June 19, 2020
█████████ ████Program Director - 8TH Amendment$177,453Dec. 31, 2017
████ ███████████Program Director-June 19, 2020
███████ ██████Program Director - Tai$188,348Dec. 31, 2017
████ █ ████Program Director - HRFN$131,868Dec. 31, 2017
...and 18 more key personnel

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