Showing posts tagged with: "Nonprofit Voter July 2008"

Washington Nonprofit aims to Help Disabled Adults .

A effort to register more disabled citizens to vote and improve their access to the election process is under way in Washington State, through the Kittitas County Auditor’s Office and the nonprofit Central Washington Disability Resources. Paying for the educational outreach to county disabled residents is a $49,950 grant from the federal Help America Vote read more

FedEx, Overseas Vote Foundation Team Up to Ease Ballot Shipping Woes . July 14, 2008

Seeking to alleviate a top concern for overseas absentee voters, FedEx will team up with the Overseas Vote Foundation- a nonprofit that helps overseas and military voters to participate and vote- and ship ballots for free or at heavy discounts this fall, the company announced this week. Read more.

Call for Proposals: Research on Alternative Voting Procedures . July 9, 2008

Make Voting Work (MVW), a project of the Pew Center on the States in partnership with the JEHT Foundation, has announced up to $400,000 in new funding available for research examining alternatives to precinct-based election day voting, including early in-person and absentee voting and vote by mail systems. Due date is 8/15/2008. Download the application.

501(c)(3)s and 501(c)(4)s: AFJ’s Question of the Week . July 8, 2008

From Alliance for Justice’s Advocacy Blog, 6/30/2008: Question: A 501(c)(4) organization would like to join our coalition of 501(c)(3)s to carry on nonpartisan voter registration and mobilization activities. Can we allow the 501(c)(4) into the coalition? Answer: Yes, so long as the 501(c)(4) abides by the rules for 501(c)(3)s. As detailed in Alliance for Justice’s read more

New Resource: Seen But Not Heard .

Seen but not Heard is a comprehensive analysis of the results of the Strengthening Nonprofit Advocacy Project, a joint research effort of OMB Watch, Tufts University, and the Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest. It is written from the perspective of one who believes it is right, proper, and beneficial for nonprofits to engage read more

Web Workshop: Election Rules for Nonprofits . July 2, 2008

On 7/24/2008, Alliance for Justice will host “Election Rules for Nonprofits,” a web workshop explaining the federal tax rules regarding permissible electioneering activities for 501(c)(3)s. The session will pay particular attention to designing nonpartisan voter registration drives, candidate questionnaires, candidate forums and legislative scorecards. Register today

August 1-3, 2008: National Hip-Hop Political Convention .

The National Hip-Hop Political Convention will be held in Las Vegas from August 1-3, 2008, bringing together grassroots activists, non-profit youth organizations, voter engagement groups, and conscious artists in an effort to unify the “hip-hop nation’s” election voice. The NHHPC is a 501 (C)(3) organization dedicated to using the hip-hop culture as a tool to read more

Craigslist BootCamp . June 24, 2008

Join Craigslist Foundation for a day of knowledge, resources and networking, all focused on how to start and run a vibrant nonprofit. Nonprofit Boot Camp is designed to educate and empower the next generation of nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs, connecting them with valuable industry resources, peers and potential supporters. The 2008 New York Tri-State read more