NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) in Connecticut, is pairing mini-grants to local nonprofits with programming to encourage voter registration prior to November 6. FCCF’s Get Out the Vote program is its first foray into voter engagement, and it reflects this community funder’s new commitment to advocacy and public policy work. Inside Philanthropy reviews FCCF's Get Out the Vote program and mentions the new statewide funder collaborative for civic engagement currently being driven by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
Civil Rights, Social Action
HARTFORD, CT -- Everyday Democracy and Hartford Decide$ are presenting a free workshop on September 27 at the Hartford Public Library.
HARTFORD, CT -- Following an open call for proposals, the Hartford Foundation has awarded thirteen grants totaling $116,565 to area nonprofits dedicated to informing and engaging underrepresented residents of Greater Hartford.
NORWALK, CT -- As Connecticut looks forward to Election Day on November 6, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF) has awarded 18 grants to civic-minded organizations that are determined to energize and educate the community to vote.
A New Civic Engagement Opportunity - Application Deadline July 27, 2018
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County's Community Foundation's new, nonpartisan initiative is designed to fund efforts to increase voter registration and information access for all County residents, particularly those who are historically disenfranchised. FCCF’s Get Out the Vote (GOTV) program offers support to nonprofits to boost local efforts to engage underrepresented voters in Fairfield County. Applications due by July 27, 2018.