American Constitution Society

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $500,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/8/2020
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The American Constitution Society (ACS) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 with a mission to promote the vitality of the U.S. Constitution and the fundamental values it expresses. ACS plans to expand and lead a progressive and diverse legal community dedicated to advancing and defending the Constitution’s fundamental principles of democracy, equality, liberty, access to justice, and the rule of law. Some of ACS’s existing priorities, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, include the enormous problems raised by the specter of racial injustice in our society, advancing new initiatives that provide a vision of law for the 21st century, and implementing key internal and external initiatives as developed in their recent strategic plan.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.acslaw.org 
Address
1899 L Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The American Constitution Society (ACS) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2001 with a mission to promote the vitality of the U.S. Constitution and the fundamental values it expresses. ACS plans to expand and lead a progressive and diverse legal community dedicated to advancing and defending the Constitution’s fundamental principles of democracy, equality, liberty, access to justice, and the rule of law. Some of ACS’s existing priorities, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, include the enormous problems raised by the specter of racial injustice in our society, advancing new initiatives that provide a vision of law for the 21st century, and implementing key internal and external initiatives as developed in their recent strategic plan.
for general operating support  
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is a progressive legal organization. Its mission is to promote the vitality of the U.S. Constitution and the fundamental values it expresses: individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, access to justice, democracy, and the rule of law. During the grant term, the society plans to address current infrastructural needs by updating its internal technology tools and website for broader access and reach.

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