Civil Rights, Social Action
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation Civic Engagement Project: Get Out the Vote Campaign is a nonpartisan initiative of the Hartford Foundation to increase the voter engagement of historically disenfranchised community members. The Request for Proposal deadline is August 1, 2018.
HARTFORD, CT -- Everyday Democracy and Connecticut Civic Embassadors are hosting an online event, Participatory Budgeting Works!, on Tuesday, June 19 at 12:00 noon, to educate the community on paticipatory budgeting as a way of civic engagement.
MERIDEN, CT -- Universal Health Care Foundation’s Voter Engagement Project Grants are a nonpartisan initiative to engage voters across the state to focus on elevating health care issues in the 2018 election season. The proposal deadline is June 8, 2018.
HARTFORD, CT -- Michelle Riordan-Nold, Executive Director of the Connecticut Data Collaborative, comments on the importance of an accurate Census 2020 count, and challenges the Census Bureau has faced in maintaining their federal funding and finding new leadership, a recent ruling has put the accuracy of the Census 2020 count in jeopardy.