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Nonprofit VOTE

Nonprofit VOTE was founded in 2005 by a consortium of state nonprofit associations and national nonprofit networks to provide resources and trainings for the nonprofit sector on how to conduct nonpartisan voter participation and election activities. Nonprofit VOTE partners with America's nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote. We are the largest source of nonpartisan resources to help nonprofits integrate voter engagement into their ongoing activities and services.
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So many voter toolkits, so little time. Here's where to go shopping.

Some advocacy groups try to influence lawmakers, others focus on making change through the courts. And then there are those working to engage the "regular" people by encouraging them to take action.

Now that voting has begun in much of the country, many democracy reform groups are stepping up their efforts to support voters by offering a trove of online tools designed to educate and engage the electorate in the final days of one of the most consequential presidential elections ever — and one facing a unique range of challenges because of the pandemic.

Below is a sampling. Find the one that's right for you. And if we missed something, let us know at

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There's Still Time to Help People Vote! 7 Things To Do Between Now And Election Day

Organizer: Nonprofit VOTE

Everyone loves a list but no one likes missing an election! There's not much time left before the general election but that doesn't mean it's too late to get your staff, clients, and community #VoteReady. This webinar will be packed with bright ideas and a sunny attitude because voter engagement can be a celebration! We guarantee there will be at least one concrete action you can implement in the coming weeks, whether you're hoping to reach 5, 50, or 500 people.

Location: Webinar

Nonprofit Staff Vote! Time off and other engagement strategies

Organizer: Nonprofit VOTE

Around 12.3 million people in the United States are employed by nonprofits! Yet many eligible voters working for our organizations miss elections because they aren't registered or don't have a plan to vote. This year we launched Nonprofit Staff Vote, a joint campaign that aims to encourage nonprofit employers to offer employees paid time off to vote on or before Election Day.

Even if your organization can't give staff time off to vote (but also if you can) there are plenty of strategies you can use to engage staff in voting and elections. From "doorknocking" (probably over Google hangouts for those of us still working from home) for voter registrations to staff wide emails reminding people of important election dates, every organization can make civic participation a part of their culture this 2020. Our speakers from United Way Worldwide and Feeding America will share their creative ways for encouraging and supporting a #VoteReady staff.

Location: Webinar

Learning More About the Voters You Serve: Celebrating Voter Education Week

Organizer: Nonprofit VOTE

National Voter Education Week is a new initiative supported by Nonprofit VOTE, Campus Vote Project, Students Learn Students Vote Coalition, Democracy Works, and others that helps voters bridge the gap between registering to vote and actually casting a ballot. During this week of interactive education, voters have the opportunity to find their polling location, understand their ballot, make a plan to vote in person or remotely, and more.

To celebrate, we're bringing in our partners from the Right Question Institute to help you learn more about the voters you serve - what are the issues they care about? What are their questions about voting? Learn about strategies and tools you can use to facilitate meaningful dialogues about voting within and around your organization. Plus, Kathryn Quintin from Students Learn Students Vote will be on hand to share updates and resources from National Voter Education Week.

Location: Webinar

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