The Hartford Foundation’s 2024 Civic Engagement and Get Out the Vote Request for Proposals is a nonpartisan effort to engage underrepresented voters, particularly among historically disenfranchised community members. Research shows consistently low rates of voter registration and turnout among particular populations in the region, referred to as “underrepresented voters.” This proposal is in alignment with the Hartford Foundation’s Civic and Resident Engagement outcome team’s mid-term outcome to help improve residents’ ability to influence government and other institutional decision-making bodies.
Grants will be considered for projects that can help increase voter registration and participation in Hartford or the Greater Hartford presidential election. Preference will be given to the following:
Examples of nonpartisan activities eligible under this grant opportunity include, but are not limited to, the following: