American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon — Prosecutorial Accountability

Award Date 
3/2017
Grant Amount 
$145,000
Purpose 
To support prosecutor accountability
Topic (focus area) 

Published: June 2017
Grant investigator: Chloe Cockburn

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. ACLU of Oregon staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $145,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon (ACLU of Oregon) to support its work on prosecutorial accountability. The ACLU of Oregon plans to use this grant to pursue some or all of the following activities:

  • Designing and implementing a “report card” on district attorney (DA) policies, practices, and positions, to be completed for each elected DA
  • Polling and message testing
  • Supporting base-building in three of Oregon’s largest counties
  • Building a website that provides key information to the press, the public, and advocates about the role of DAs and prosecutorial accountability issues