Nonprofits and Voting
There are many great resources available to get your nonprofit or civic association involved in elections and voting. We've compiled some nonpartisan voter engagement resources to get your organization started.
Nonprofits and civic associations (501(c)3 organizations) are essential to building strong communities and active citizens - but sometimes it's hard to know where to start. Here are some ideas and resources:
Why Nonprofits? Check out this FAQ about nonprofits and voting from Nonprofit Voter Engagement Network: Why Nonprofits?
Here are some ways to help you get your nonprofit involved:
- Candidates forums
- Voter registration drives
- Community education classes
- Voter guides
- Advocate for ballot questions
Seventy provides lots of resources for organizations and individuals looking to do more voter education including, Online Citizen's Guide and Voter Rights Guide. Furthermore, we encourage nonpartisan organizations across Pennsylvania to partner with us in our Voter Protection Program leading up to each election.
We encourage you to review the PA Voter Registration Guide for an overview of the laws regarding registration.
: A network of nonprofits working to promote civic education and engagement across the entire state.
Alliance For Justice
provides great technical information on laws regarding nonprofits and civic engagment work.
Nonprofit Voter Engagement Network
provides great fact guides and resources for nonprofits, and suggestions for how to get involved. NVEN offers webinars on topics such as voter registration, participation, and education. These webinars are free to nonprofits.
Fair Election Legal Network
provides facts on legal issues surrounding voter registration and provides a great resource for civic organizations.