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Voter Registration Toolkit . July 19, 2016

Making the Ask Sample Voter Registration Script and Common Responses How To Do Voter Registration – VIDEO English How To Do Voter Registration – VIDEO Spanish Tips for Asking Someone to Register to Vote Reasons to Register to Vote FAQs When Doing Voter Registration Tactics and Tips Planning and Running a Voter Registration Activity... read more

Voter Registration Toolkit for Staff


A voter registration toolkit for nonprofits seeking to register their staff and volunteers to vote.

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New Voter Registration Toolkit . September 9, 2011

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Many states and municipalities have upcoming registration deadlines, so it’s the perfect time to talk about one of our favorite voter engagement basics–voter registration! We’re pleased to present our new Voter Registration Toolkit for Nonprofits and Social Service Agencies. This toolkit describes the role nonprofits can play in registering... read more

Mission Possible: Goodwill Gets into Voter Engagement . March 25, 2019

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Nonprofit VOTE and Independent Sector are partnering to bring you a new blog series, Mission Possible. This series will explore the different ways a variety of nonprofits are embedding voter engagement into their work. We believe that even limited voter engagement can help you enhance your mission and drive positive change for your communities and the... read more

Introduction to the Foundation Toolkits . April 11, 2018

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THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERPT FROM THE VOTER ENGAGEMENT TOOLKIT FOR COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS. Click here to learn more and to download the foundation toolkits.   Foundations and nonprofits are well positioned to increase voter and civic participation within the communities they serve. They’re trusted messengers, deeply rooted in local communities... read more

Webinar Rundown: Celebrating National Voter Registration Day . August 30, 2016

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Interest in National Voter Registration Day, set to take place on Tuesday September 27th this year, is running high. Last Thursday’s webinar on how to get involved in NVRD attracted 569 interested nonprofit staff, volunteers and others, setting a new record for Nonprofit VOTE. If you missed the webinar, you can now watch it on YouTube, and download... read more

Webinar Rundown: Voter Registration at CHCs . June 29, 2016

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Webinar Rundown: Voter Registration at Community Health Centers Last Thursday, Nonprofit VOTE held a webinar for community health centers interested in conducting voter registration in the lead up to the presidential election. We were fortunate to be joined by three excellent speakers on the topic: Andrea Abel of Texas Association of Community Health... read more

Library of Voter Engagement Resources Launched! . April 20, 2016

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We are pleased to announce that we have just launched a newly-updated and expanded online library of nonpartisan voter engagement resources for 2016. The resource library, which can be found at www.nonprofitvote.org/resource-library, provides guidance, how-to’s, and best practices on a range of voter engagement activities, including staying nonpartisan,... read more

Webinar Materials: Voter Registration at Your Nonprofit . August 21, 2015

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Thank you to everyone who was able to attend yesterday’s webinar “Voter Registration at Your Nonprofit.”  Special thanks go to yesterday’s speaker, Rebecca Gorrell of the Colorado Participation Project. . Webinar Materials: Please feel free to download yesterday’s webinar PowerPoint and audio file, or watch the webinar... read more

Webinar Materials: National Voter Registration Day . August 14, 2015

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Thank you to everyone who was able to attend yesterdays’ webinar “Celebrate National Voter Registration Day!”  Special thanks go to yesterday’s speakers,Maggie Bush of the League of Women Voters, Jessica Reeves of Voto Latino andFiona Yau-Luu of the Bus Federation Civic Fund. . Sign Up! If you haven’t done so... read more

12 Days of Voter Engagement Resources . December 8, 2014

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To wrap up 2014, Nonprofit VOTE is celebrating with 12 Days of Voter Engagement Resources! This series will highlight our top voter engagement resources for nonprofits. We hope it will both inspire you and help you prepare as your organization plans for 2015 and beyond. Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook as we unveil a different resource every... read more

Webinar Materials: Voter Registration at Your Nonprofit . August 22, 2014

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Yesterday’s webinar, Voter Registration at Your Nonprofit, is now available. Many thanks to Rebecca Gorrell of the Colorado Participation Project for presenting. Watch the presentation on YouTube. If you subscribe to our channel, you’ll be notified whenever new content is posted. You can also download a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation... read more

Webinar Materials: Celebrate National Voter Registration Day . August 11, 2014

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Last week’s webinar, Celebrate National Voter Registration Day, is now available. Many thanks to Jimmy A. Hernández of Voto Latino and Maggie Duncan of the League of Women Voters of the US for joining us to talk about this exciting holiday for democracy. Watch the presentation on YouTube. If you subscribe to our channel, you’ll be notified... read more

National Voter Registration Day Surpasses 1,000 Partners! . August 8, 2014

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As of yesterday, more than 1,000 partners have signed on to host voter registration events across the country on National Voter Registration Day, which  falls on Tuesday, September 23rd. National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) is the largest single-day effort of the year to register voters and involve them in the American political process. Now in its... read more

National Voter Registration Day is Coming! . July 17, 2014

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The 3rd annual National Voter Registration Day is September 23rd! Plan now to join in this national celebration of democracy. Sign on as a partner before July 31st and you’ll receive your organizer’s toolkit and NVRD posters in August. In its first two years, more than 1,000 groups and 10,000 volunteers registered over 360,000 people to... read more

Nonprofit Voter Archive . July 9, 2014

Nonprofit VOTE’s monthly newsletter, the Nonprofit Voter, provides updates on election news and resources for nonprofits. Subscribe today and be the first to hear about what’s new with nonprofits and elections. 2016 May 2016 – New Toolkit from United Way, Webinar on Ballot Measure Advocacy, More April 2016 – New Resources for... read more

Why Voter Registration Matters . July 7, 2014

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In every state except North Dakota, you must first register before being able to vote. Thus, voter registration is critical to the voter engagement efforts of nonprofits. While some states allow same-day registration (the ability to register or update your registration information and then cast a ballot), most have advance registration deadlines that... read more

Nonprofit VOTE’s New Online Voter Engagement Resource Library . January 27, 2014

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Earlier this month, Nonprofit VOTE debuted our new website. Featured on the site is the nation’s largest online library of voter engagement resources for nonprofits. The library contains over 200 guides, toolkits, factsheets, posters, training presentations, and information about nonprofits and elections. It includes the latest voter engagement... read more

A 501(c)(3) Guide: Voter Registration . January 17, 2014

Voter registration is a common nonpartisan activity for nonprofits. For example, nonprofits will: Table in their lobby, at events or in the local community Register clients and constituents during services or other programs and activities. Register staff, board and volunteers. Have youth or volunteers conduct voter registration drives in advance of... read more

Thursday: 501(c)(3) Guidelines for Voter Engagement . March 19, 2013

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There’s still time to register for this week’s webinar on how nonprofits can conduct nonpartisan voter engagement work! Being Nonpartisan: 501(c)(3) Guidelines for Nonprofits Doing Voter Engagement Thursday March 21st, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern Unsure what it means to be nonpartisan when engaging voters and connecting to candidates around elections?... read more

Next Webinar: Nonpartisan Guidelines for 501(c)(3) Voter Engagement . March 8, 2013

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How does a nonprofit conduct nonpartisan voter engagement work? Find out during our next webinar: Being Nonpartisan: 501(c)(3) Guidelines for Nonprofits Doing Voter Engagement Thursday March 21st, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern Unsure what it means to be nonpartisan when engaging voters and connecting to candidates around elections? Join our next training when... read more

NASS Declares Sept. 25 National Voter Registration Day . August 9, 2012

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The National Association of Secretaries of State has officially declared September 25th, 2012 National Voter Registration Day! Read the full release. The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) is a nonpartisan professional organization for state officials and its members include the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and... read more

Two Months until National Voter Registration Day! . July 25, 2012

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The countdown is officially on with only two months until National Voter Registration Day on September 25th! In 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. In 2012, we want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to vote. On September 25, 2012, organizations across... read more

September Webinar: Voter Registration for Nonprofits . September 14, 2011

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As you may have heard, September is our favorite voter registration month, and it’s this month’s webinar topic too! The ABCs of Nonpartisan Voter RegistrationThursday September 29th, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern Registering to vote is the first and most necessary step to becoming an active and engaged voter. This webinar will explain how your nonprofit... read more

Minnesota Nonprofits Could Be Required to Register Voters . June 23, 2008

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Nonprofits who are wary of election-related activities for fear of losing their 501(c)(3) status need not fear voter registration work – especially in Minnesota, where some nonprofit organizations are actually required to conduct voter registration for their employees and constituents. At the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits’ June 3rd Voter... read more

Webinar Rundown: Register Your Constituents to Vote in 2017 . May 9, 2017

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Webinar Rundown: Register Your Constituents to Vote Thank you to all of you who were able to attend our webinar last week “Register Your Constituents to Vote in 2017.” We would like to offer special thanks to Cheryl Ellis of Democracy North Carolina and Emily Shamsid-Deen of Community Resource Center in Denver Colorado for lending us their... read more

Webinar Rundown: Nonprofit Votes Count . July 26, 2016

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Webinar Rundown: Nonprofit Votes Count Last Thursday we held a webinar on Nonprofit Votes Count, a campaign headed by Nonprofit VOTE, United Way Worldwide, Independent Sector, and National Council of Nonprofits that focuses on the capacity of the nonprofit sector to do voter engagement work! If you missed the webinar, you can now watch the recording on... read more

For Your Mission’s Sake: Spread the Word about Nonprofit Votes Count . September 10, 2015

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This post is adapted from a September 8, 2015 article by Melissa Barwick, State Policy Associate at the National Council of Nonprofits’ website. How does voter engagement really align with a nonprofit’s mission? That’s a question many nonprofit professionals have probably asked themselves in the weeks since the launch of Nonprofit... read more

Thank You . June 18, 2015

Thank you for signing up. You will be receiving a confirmation email shortly.   What’s next?   1.  Please let others know you’ve signed on.  Tweet or post: Check out these great tools and resources to get your staff registered to vote! bit.ly/NPVotesCount #NPVotesCount 2.  Visit our Voter Registration Toolkit page 3.  Sign up... read more

Get Started . November 6, 2013

It begins with understanding why the work is important to your organization, your community, and the individuals you serve. Make a list of the benefits; this might include advancing your issues, building clout, or empowering your clients by promoting engaged and active citizenship. Follow these four key elements to get started: Start with the Basics Identify... read more

Last Week’s Webinar . October 3, 2011

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Thanks to everyone who joined last week’s webinar, the ABCs of Nonpartisan Voter Registration for Nonprofits! The presentation and associated materials are now available: Watch the presentation online (with audio) or download the PowerPoint and audio file. If you have additional questions about voter registration, please feel free to contact... read more

Register for Thursday’s Webinar . September 27, 2011

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There’s still time to register for our September voter registration webinar!  The ABCs of Nonpartisan Voter RegistrationThursday September 29th, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern Registering to vote is the first and most necessary step to becoming an active and engaged voter. This webinar will explain how your nonprofit can conduct effective, nonpartisan... read more

Crash Course Webinar Archive . September 8, 2019

Hello Crash Course Enrollees! Did you miss one of your daily webinar assignments and need to catch up? You can see them all right here!   YOUR READINGS: Read through these items to better help you with your assignmentResource: Why is it important for nonprofits to do voter engagement? Read this to learn more.  (est: 2 minutes)Sample... read more

Mission Possible: FRAC Finds the Connection . May 22, 2019

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Nonprofit VOTE and Independent Sector are partnering to bring you a new blog series, Mission Possible. This series will explore the different ways a variety of nonprofits are embedding voter engagement into their work. We believe that even limited voter engagement can help you enhance your mission and drive positive change for your communities and the... read more

Partnership Profile: National Urban League . January 29, 2019

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Nonprofit VOTE has had the pleasure of working with several organizations doing voter engagement work. One of those organizations is the National Urban League, who also served as a premier partner for National Voter Registration Day. The NUL is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of... read more

Webinar Rundown: Plan Ahead 2018 Part 2 . February 27, 2018

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Webinar Rundown: Plan Ahead 2018 Part 2 Thank you to all of you who were able to attend our February 22nd webinar “Plan Ahead 2018 Part 2” Special thanks to Cheryl Ellis for lending us her expertise. Webinar Materials: Please feel free to download the webinar PowerPoint and audio file, or watch the webinar on Nonprofit VOTE’s YouTube... read more

Webinar Rundown: Plan Ahead 2018 Part 1 . February 13, 2018

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Webinar Rundown: Plan Ahead 2018 Part 1 Thank you to all of you who were able to attend our February 8th webinar “Plan Ahead 2018 Part 1” Special thanks to Cheryl Ellis for lending us her expertise. Webinar Materials: Please feel free to download the webinar PowerPoint and audio file, or watch the webinar on Nonprofit VOTE’s YouTube... read more

Upcoming Webinars . August 16, 2017

Take a Stand in 2017: Ballot Measure Advocacy for Nonprofits Tuesday, August 22nd, 2:00PM ET, 11:00AM PT Did you know that as a 501(c)(3), your organization is free to advocate for or against any measure appearing on the ballot? It’s true! Ballot measure advocacy is a lobbying activity, not “electioneering”. In this webinar Bolder Advocacy’s... read more

Webinar Rundown: Plan Ahead 2017 Part 1 . February 15, 2017

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Our first webinar of 2017, “Plan Ahead 2017: Creating a Voter Engagement Plan and Timeline for Your Nonprofit,” is now in the books. If you were unable to attend the webinar you can watch the webinar on Nonprofit VOTE’s Youtube channel now; download the PowerPoint presentation; or download the audio MP3. The two new resources mentioned during... read more

Partner Agreement 2018 . April 20, 2016

2018 National Partner Agreement Welcome to Nonprofit VOTE!  Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote.  We have over 114 state and national partners, representing more than 65,000 nonprofits nationally. Nonprofit VOTE works to promote increased voter and civic participation, especially... read more

Webinar Materials: Nonprofits Get Out The Vote . October 8, 2015

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Thank you to everyone who was able to attend last Thursday’s webinar “Nonprofits Get Out The Vote.”  Special thanks go to our own, Helena Berbano. Webinar Materials: Please feel free to download the webinar PowerPoint and audio file, or watch the webinar on Nonprofit VOTE’s YouTube channel. Quick Links: Here are a few of the... read more

Community Health Vote . February 14, 2014

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Community Health Vote is a project to support the nation’s 1,200 community health centers in establishing nonpartisan voter registration as one of the services they provide to their patients and communities on an ongoing basis. Its new website hosts an array of state-specific registration materials, including a community health center toolkit.... read more

Vote 2012: The Nonprofit Difference . August 14, 2012

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The following appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of The Provider, the flagship publication of the Providers’ Council. Many nonprofits see voter outreach as something beyond the scope of the services they provide, leaving their clients to instead rely on the efforts of candidates and party campaigns. As a result, many potential voters receive no... read more

Info from Yesterday’s Webinar . September 10, 2010

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Thanks again to everyone who tuned in for yesterday’s webinar, “Voter Registration and Voter Education for Nonprofits,“ with Bridgette Rongitsch and Robynne Curlee. If you have questions or would like to continue the conversation, please feel free to be in touch using the contact information below. Bridgette RongitschNational Directore-mail:... read more

Follow up info from yesterday’s webinar! . July 23, 2010

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Thank you to all of you who attended yesterday’s webinar “Voter Registration Basics for Nonprofits,” with Bridgette Rongitsch and Julian Johannesen. We appreciated all of your questions. Please don’t hesitate to contact any of us with further questions. Our contact information is as follows: Bridgette Rongitsch ... read more

New Spanish Language Guides on NonprofitVOTE.org! . June 24, 2008

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NVEN has released Spanish language versions of its toolkits, A Nonprofit’s Guide to Voter Registration and A Nonprofit’s Guide to Hosting a Candidate Forum. The toolkits can be downloaded in full on NonprofitVOTE.org. read more