Meeting Archive:
Being Nonpartisan: 501(c)(3) Guidelines for Voter Engagement Work


Meeting Description:
Want to give voter engagement a try, but aren't completely sure what it means to be nonpartisan? Join Nonprofit VOTE’s founder and Executive Director, George Pillsbury, as he explains what it means to be nonpartisan and how it impacts the voter engagement efforts of nonprofits. He'll describe what your organization can do within nonpartisan limits to help your clients and community members register to vote and access information about the voting process, candidates, and issues. You can even engage candidates on a nonpartisan basis! Register now and help raise participation rates in your community this year!
Details
Date: Thu, Apr 26, 2012
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Nonprofit VOTE
 Presenter Information
George Pillsbury
Speaker Photo

In 2005, George Pillsbury joined with state and national nonprofit partners to establish Nonprofit VOTE, now a national hub of voter engagement training and resources for the nation's nonprofit and civic sector. Prior to starting Nonprofit VOTE, George founded and directed MassVOTE, a nonpartisan voter engagement organization in Massachusetts. He also started several foundations dedicated to community uplift including the Haymarket People's Fund of Boston, Funding Exchange, The Film Fund, and Cooperative Fund of New England. His work in the fields of philanthropy, social investing and voter and civic participation spans three decades.