Elections provide meaningful opportunities for public benefit nonprofits to engage communities and capture the attention of political parties and candidates.
Make the most of this year’s elections:
- Our election advocacy toolkit
- Our Election Policy Platform, which may help inform your advocacy
- Our Election Policy Platform – summary
- Oue 2018 budget analysis
- Presentation on the value of Ontario’s nonprofit sector – ONN. Download this presentation as a Powerpoint presentation and modify it to fit your nonprofit, to use when meeting with political candidates
- Share your stories: Is your nonprofit, network, or association engaged in pre-election advocacy? Tell us about it: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Ridings map – Elections Ontario
Some great advocacy examples are emerging as the provincial election approaches:
- The Rural Ontario Institute is asking each of the political parties to articulate how their platforms respond to rural priorities. The list of priorities were developed from over 600 responses to a survey to rural stakeholders
- Ontario for All is an alliance of nonprofit community organizations that has joined together to ensure the 2018 Ontario election focuses on what matters: building a fair, equitable and inclusive Ontario where everyone belongs
- Ontarians for the Arts is a group of artists, arts workers, and arts supporters are working together to convey the power and impact of the arts in Ontario to decision makers, in time for the next provincial election and beyond
- The Association of Ontario Health Centres has released an election platform, Health Equity at the Centre, and an election toolkit