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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