Voter Engagement Toolkits for Foundations


In this excerpt from the Voter Engagement Toolkit for Community Foundations, it tackles ideas and examples for community and public foundations to encourage voter engagement among their grantees and networks.

It includes strategies, which range from communications, resource sharing, and nonprofit trainings to integration into programs and grantmaking or donor and grantee education.

Voter engagement is said to be a valuable tool in a broader set of strategies to build healthy communities, give voice across all neighborhoods, and increase the impact and effectiveness of grantees to achieve their goals.

The new foundation toolkits are published by Council on Foundations, Independent Sector and Nonprofit VOTE.

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Foundation Grants

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    Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

    Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

    See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)

    Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

    Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

    Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other

    Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.



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