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Help Students Vote in 2020

How do we help America’s 20 million students navigate obstacles from political cynicism to ever-changing voter laws?

CEEP has found a powerful and cost-effective way by using the resources of their schools.

CEEP empowers America’s colleges and universities to help their students register, volunteer in campaigns, navigate daunting new voter laws, educate themselves on candidates and issues, and turn out at the polls. Because we work through administrators and faculty whose salaries are paid for by the schools, and through key student leaders, our nonpartisan and tax-deductible project has a huge multiplier effect for the resources invested.  

CEEP has been Miami Dade College’s most important partner in our nonpartisan voter engagement efforts. They provide stipends, training, and support to their student Fellows, advice on putting together our election engagement website, and invaluable nonpartisan election and candidate guides. We love CEEP and want to continue to expand our partnership with them in the coming years.” – Josh Young, Civic Engagement Coordinator of Miami Dade College’s 165,000-student system

Your support today can help impact elections this year and for years to come. Students who vote when they’re young are likely to continue throughout their lives, and the more we engage the schools, the more they commit each cycle.

With your financial support, CEEP can do the following:

$75 – Supports a site visit to a key campus

$500 – Helps create our nonpartisan candidate guides

$1,000 – Pays the Student Fellow stipend to engage students on the ground

$5,000 – Helps support a staffer to engage schools in a new state

$20,000 – Hires a half-time state outreach staff person to work with 40-50 schools.

For more information, download our concise 2020 Impact Summary,  our summary of our COVID era strategies, or our nonpartisan candidate guides. Or use the form to the right to make a gift online. We now have a $90,000 matching fund for new or increased donations. Here are CEEP’s 2019 and 2018 Annual Reports.

Please use the form and address to the right to make an online gift or mail a check. If you’d like to explore giving appreciated securities or donating through an estate or foundation, please contact us for more detailed information.  If you’re giving through a Donor Advised Fund, please let us know how much is on the way, so we can invest the money without delay, because sometimes they can take a couple weeks. Now that we’ve gotten our independent 501 (c) 3 status, checks or grants should now go to Campus Election Project, and are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  They’ll continue to be mailed to the Ohio Campus Compact address at right, who will continue to handle our financials as an independent entity.

If you prefer to send a check, please make it out to Campus Election Engagement Project and send it to: 

Campus Election Engagement Project
c/o Ohio Campus Compact
615 Pearl Street
Granville, Ohio 43023

Some of our supporters include: Achieving America Family Foundation, Alhadeff Foundation, Arkay Foundation, Aspen Community Foundation, Aspen Ski Company, Ben & Jerry’s/Unilever, Boston Foundation, Bydale Foundation, Caplan & Drysdale, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, Community Foundation of Richmond, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Denver Foundation, Emily Davie and Joseph Kornfeld Foundation, George Gund Foundation, Google, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Hopewell Fund, Hummingbird Fund, Impact Assets, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, Kazan McClain Partners, League of Women Voters of Cincinnati, Lush Cosmetics, Marin Community Foundation, Mayerson Foundation, McCormick Foundation, Miami Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Mountain Philanthropies, Murray & Agnes Seasongood Foundation, Naomi & Nehemia Cohen Foundation, New Venture Fund, Nord Foundation, Norman Foundation, Proteus Fund, Puffin Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropies, San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco Jewish Community Endowment Fund, Seattle Foundation, Seedlings Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tides Foundation, Trillium Asset Management, and Zegar Family Foundation.