Democracy Voucher Outreach Fund

The Democracy Voucher Program established this contracting opportunity to increase diversity and representation of Democracy Voucher usage and achieve greater equity for underserved communities. 

The Democracy Voucher Program has budgeted a total of $225,000 to award to 501(c)(3) community-based organizations to conduct outreach to underserved communities in Seattle with the intention of:

  • Promoting civic engagement in underserved communities by educating residents about the Democracy Voucher Program.
  • Providing program education and enrollment to lawful permanent residents with a high degree of cultural competency.
  • Removing barriers to the program by providing in-language program education and distributing translated program materials.

2021 Democracy Voucher Outreach Fund Contractors

The following organizations below have been selected as outreach contractors for the 2021 election cycle:

  • APACEvotes
  • Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)
  • Eritrean Association in Greater Seattle
  • Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA)
  • The Vera Project
  • Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle
  • Villa Comunitaria
  • Washington Bus Education Fund

Resources for Organizations

How to Use Democracy Vouchers Video

Democracy Voucher Application

Candidate Introductions

Replacement Webform

Data dashboards

BERK Independent Program Evaluation

2019 Biennial Report

PowerPoint from August Info Sessions

Outreach Activity Tracker

Questions & Answers from Information Sessions

Q&A from Info Sessions (updated 8/25/2020)

Contact Us

Contact the Democracy Voucher Program at or call (206) 727-8855 if you have questions about the application process.