Democracy for Nonprofits

Become a Participant in Boston 500 (B500)

Become a Participant in Boston 500 (B500)

By | July 8, 2014 at 2:42 pm | No comments

        Are you a Super Voter of color living in the Boston area?  Are you passionate about registering, educating, mobilizing, and turning out other voters of color?  If so, become a participant in MassVOTE and NAACP Boston's...

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MassVOTE’s Top 10 Tips for Voters

MassVOTE’s Top 10 Tips for Voters

By | October 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm | No comments

For many reasons, including a wave of new voter registrations and the hard-fought, close race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren, MassVOTE projects record-breaking voter turnout in Massachusetts.  1 in 4 voters will be either a new voter or a person who hasn’t voted...

Posted in: Democracy for Nonprofits, Publications, Training and Resources

Nonprofits get $227,000 for nonpartisan voter engagement

By | October 1, 2012 at 4:41 pm | No comments

Thanks to its generous foundation supporters, MassVOTE has made grants to the following organizations so far in 2012: Grantee list for Nonpartisan Civic Engagement in 2012   Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. African Council Anti-Displacement...

Posted in: Civic Engagement Initiative, Democracy for Nonprofits, News, Partner Spotlight

2012 Statewide Ballot Questions

2012 Statewide Ballot Questions

By | September 26, 2012 at 3:27 pm | No comments

You decide… Why Vote Yes? Why Vote No? Question 1: Should independent mechanics have access to the same diagnostic and repair information that manufacturer’s dealers have? Car repairs will be more convenient and less expensive because no one will be forced to...

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Harbor Health Services, Inc.

Harbor Health Services, Inc.

By | July 12, 2012 at 2:32 pm | No comments

Harbor Health Services, Inc. is a community health agency committed to providing access to quality, comprehensive health care by reducing financial barriers and designing services and programs to strengthen the communities they serve. This organization is also committed to...

Posted in: Civic Engagement Initiative, Partner Spotlight

East Boston Ecumenical Community Council

East Boston Ecumenical Community Council

By | July 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm | No comments

East Boston Ecumenical Community Council (EBECC) is a neighborhood-based organization that promotes the advancement of immigrants of all ages through education, services, advocacy, community organizing, and leadership development. Members of the EBECC build support networks...

Posted in: Civic Engagement Initiative, Partner Spotlight

Alliance to Develop Power

Alliance to Develop Power

By | July 12, 2012 at 11:43 am | No comments

ADP works to establish and promote cooperative economic development and civic engagement as a vehicle to provide low income people with basic necessities through institutions that they own and direct; to foster a sense of responsibility for each other in a community focused on...

Posted in: Civic Engagement Initiative, Partner Spotlight

Call for Mini-Grant Applications

Call for Mini-Grant Applications

By | April 3, 2012 at 1:46 pm | No comments

In order to increase voter participation in the 2012 elections, MassVOTE is offering mini-grants to organizations working to carry out non-partisan civic engagement work.  MassVOTE is making available several grants between $500 and $2,500.  Mini-grant projects should combine...

Posted in: Civic Engagement Initiative, Democracy for Nonprofits, News, Uncategorized

America Goes to the Polls 2010 Report

America Goes to the Polls 2010 Report

By | November 10, 2011 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Our national partner, Nonprofit VOTE, recently released America Goes to the Polls: Voter Participation Gaps in the 2010 Midterm Election. The report illustrates voter turnout gaps in the 2010 midterm election with simple graphs and by highlighting some of the most pertinent...

Posted in: Democracy for Nonprofits, Publications, Uncategorized

Initiative for Engaged Citizenship

Initiative for Engaged Citizenship

By | September 6, 2011 at 4:07 pm | No comments

  A new organization created in 2011, the Initiative for Engaged Citizenship is working to get out the vote in the state's 2nd largest city, and working greater participation in all types community decision making.  MassVOTE is helping IECWorcester make sure that no...

Posted in: Partner Spotlight

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