The Participation Project

Adopted by Community Resource Center in 2015, this established program equips nonprofits to effectively build inclusive, civic programs. The Participation Project partners with human service nonprofits to increase their capacity by providing guidance, training, and support to assist them in offering nonpartisan voter engagement efforts to their clients and community.

2019 Participation Project Informational Webinars

Are you curious about how your nonprofit can offer voter engagement opportunities to your clients?  Join us for an informational webinar about the Participation Project, which partners with human service nonprofits to provide guidance, training, and support to assist them in offering nonpartisan voter engagement efforts to their clients and community. Learn more about how this program works and the benefits it provides to your organization and to your community.

The Process

Engaging clients and community in elections is an important step in building the civic capacity of your nonprofit and community. Communities with higher rates of civic participation are more likely to volunteer, experience lower unemployment, and have better health outcomes.

CRC works directly with nonprofits to develop an action plan for their civic engagement efforts. CRC provides the necessary supports including training, materials, resources, and consistent communication to our partner organizations.

By providing civic engagement efforts to clients and community, nonprofit organizations may also increase their influence with elected officials and decision makers. This can help increase the overall effectiveness of advocacy efforts.

For more information, please contact:

Emily Shamsid-Deen, Community Engagement Manager
303.623.1540 X142 or email hidden; JavaScript is required