Joy of Voting Project Submission

Have an idea to make voting joyful? We are now accepting submissions for projects in four cities.

Submission deadlines:

  • Charlotte, NC and Grand Forks, ND: July 6 (submission deadline passed)
  • Akron, OH and West Palm Beach, FL: August 20

Learn more about the Joy of Voting here.


Joy of Voting 2018

We will select up to five projects in each city to receive $3600 in funding for implementation. Project proposals will be evaluated based on their ability to 1) Successfully cultivate a joyful, participatory culture of voting, 2) Show promise to be durable and scale-able, 3) Use funds effectively, 4) Present a qualified and well-rounded team, 5) Be rooted in local community, and 6) Demonstrate creativity, innovation, and joyfulness.
  • Describe briefly what the project is and what it will entail, including the proposed timeline – will this be an on-going project, or a one-off event? Will it take place on election day or in the time leading up to it?
  • Projects should be joyful, creative, participatory, and non-partisan. Describe how your project fits these requirements.
  • Who are the people or organizations creating the project, and who is the target audience?
  • What is the budget for this project (up to $3600), and how will it be used?
  • Here is a description.