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Help America Vote College Program Poll Worker Grant Program
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) anticipates the availability of $1 million dollars in discretionary grant funding, enacted in the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, to support the Help America Vote College Program (HAVCP) authorized in the Help America Vote Act of 2002.
Eligible organizations include accredited colleges (including community colleges) and universities, nonprofit organizations, and local and state election offices.
The purpose of this grant program is to:
1. Encourage students enrolled at institutions of higher education (including community colleges) to assist State and local governments in the administration of elections by serving as nonpartisan poll workers or assistants;
2. Encourage college students to become cognizant of the elections process and civic education, and to assist in the administration of elections in their community; and
3. Encourage state and local governments to use the services of the students participating in the program.
Deadline: Dec. 18, 2023
EAC encourages applicants to forge robust partnerships to implement the grant and to sustain activities beyond the grant period of performance. The recommended partners for the HAVCP are institutions of higher education as defined in Section 101(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1001); Nonprofit Organizations; Community and Technical Colleges and Systems; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs); Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs); State and Local Election Offices; and Other Minority Serving Institutions Program (MSIs) as designated by the Higher Education Act’s Title III and V funding.
Award Minimum: $45,000
Award Maximum: $100,000