Do you work with a nonprofit service provider that wants to get involved with helping voters in this important election year?
APPLY NOW: Join our 2017 Nonprofit Voter Engagement Project. The 2017 Nonprofit Voter Engagement Program is a nonpartisan initiative of Democracy North Carolina to engage, support, and evaluate the role of nonprofit service providers doing voter engagement.
Participating nonprofits will receive a $1,000 grant to support their 2017 voter engagement work. HURRY! Applications must be submitted soon to be considered for 2017 funding. Email your application to email@example.com or fax: 919-286-6023, ATTN: Cheryl Ellis.
Also, don’t forget to check out all of our great resources to help educate NC voters.
We can provide training, voter education materials, up-to-date information on election laws, partner with you to mobilize voters, and brainstorm and strategize with you about how to tailor a voter engagement plan to fit your organization.
A 2013 study conducted by Nonprofit VOTE shows that nonprofit service providers were able to increase voter turnout among their clients by 4%, just by helping them register and reminding them to vote. Most exciting, nonprofits were particularly effective at mobilizing less-likely voters, like voters under 30, low income voters, and Latino voters.
Nonprofit agencies can do a lot to increase voter participation and still be nonpartisan and abide by IRS restrictions. Nonprofit voter engagement do’s and don’ts include: