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Democracy Voucher Outreach Fund

The Democracy Voucher Outreach Fund is an opportunity that was established to increase diversity and representation of Democracy Voucher usage and achieve greater equity for underserved communities. 

The Democracy Voucher Program has budgeted a total of $225,000 to award to 501(c)(3) community-based organizations to conduct outreach to underserved communities in Seattle. Of the overall budget, $150,000 is dedicated to organizations focusing on lawful permanent resident enrollment and education with the intention of:

  • Promoting civic engagement in underserved communities by educating residents about the Democracy Voucher Program.
  • Providing program education and enrollment to lawful permanent residents with a high degree of cultural competency.
  • Removing barriers to the program by providing in-language program education and distributing translated program materials.

2023 Contracted Organizations

Asian Counseling and Referral Service

Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color

Chinese Information and Service Center

Eritrean Association in Greater Seattle

Latino Community Fund

Literacy Source

Oromo Cultural Center

Orquesta Northwest

Refugee Women's Alliance

Rhizome

Somali Community Services of Seattle

Somali Family Safety Task Force

Somali Health Board

The Arc of King County

Villa Comunitaria

Washington Bus Education Fund

    Resources for Organizations

    How to Use Democracy Vouchers Video

    Democracy Voucher Application

    Candidate Introductions

    Replacement Webform

    Data dashboards

    BERK Independent Program Evaluation

    2021 Biennial Report

    PowerPoint from August Info Sessions

    Outreach Activity Tracker

    Contact Us

    Contact the Democracy Voucher Program at democracyvoucher@seattle.gov or call (206) 727-8855 if you have questions about the application process.