To Protect Voting and Election Rights, Get Money out Sooner

A group of major foundations, including Open Society Foundations and Rockefeller Brothers Fund, on Thursday issued a call to their peers to get grants to nonprofits conducting election work out the door more quickly. 

"Getting money to nonprofits early can help them plan, hire staff, and prepare for a general election that, with early voting and mail-in ballots, will begin in earnest long before November," said Keesha Gaskins-Nathan, director of the democratic practice program at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.


Read more in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.