Request For Proposals

The Democracy Voucher Program intends to increase diversity of Democracy Voucher usage and achieve greater equity for underserved communities.

The Democracy Voucher Program has budgeted $150,000 to award to 501(c)(3) community-based organizations to conduct outreach to underserved communities in Seattle with the intention of:

  • Increasing enrollment for eligible residents who are lawful permanent residents, U.S. Citizens who are not registered to vote, and U.S. Nationals.
  • Increasing the number of Seattle residents who are first-time campaign contributors.
  • Removing barriers to the program by distributing translated program materials. 

The following community-based organizations are contracted with the Democracy Voucher Program to conduct outreach:

  • APACEvotes
  • Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)
  • Chinese Information Service Center (CISC)
  • Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees and Communities of Color (CIRCC)
  • Eritrean Association in Greater Seattle
  • Literacy Source and the Lake City Collective
  • Somali Health Board
  • South Park Information and Resource Center (SPIARC)
  • Washington Bus Education Fund (WBEF)
  • WashPIRG

We are not accepting additional outreach contracts at this time. If you wish to work with us or would like resources to educate your community about Democracy Vouchers, visit the outreach request page for more information.