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ABOUT THE LWVNYS EDUCATION FOUNDATION (EF)

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Throughout its history the Foundation has produced and distributed nonpartisan, educational materials; funded activities which promote citizen responsibility in the democratic process; and facilitated communication between citizens and their government officials.  It has a strong commitment to young people and to the promise of the continued success of democracy.

The League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation (LWVNYSEF) was established in 1950 as the Foundation for Citizen Education (FCE) to support the educational activities of the League of Women Voters of New York State.  It is incorporated under the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of New York and is classified as a public educational charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  The Foundation is dedicated exclusively to the support and promotion of the educational programs of the League of Women Voters in New York State.

Give to LWVNYS Education Foundation
Make a tax-deductible contribution to the Education Foundation using your credit card. If you prefer to write a check, please make them payable to the LWVNYS Education Foundation. If you have any questions, feel free to call the state League office directly at 518-465-4162.

THE POWER OF AWARENESS "EMPOWERING ALL THROUGH EDUCATION"

The League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation is the educational and fund-raising arm of The League of Women Voters of New York State which derives its strength from the energy and commitment of the women and men in about 60 local Leagues throughout the state. It is strictly nonpartisan, and works primarily on projects that enlighten the electorate i.e., empower through education.

The charitable support of individual people, corporations and foundations throughout New York State help us accomplish three central missions:

  • Educate people on the importance of their participation in government, in the political process and, most importantly, in the life of their home community.
  • Create awareness of the issues at the local, state and national levels and what average citizens can do to have an impact on their government.
  • Instill in young people and new citizens the knowledge of their role and responsibilities in managing their own government.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS & INITIATIVES

NEW LWVNYS Education Foundation 2013-2014 Annual Report(11/18/2014)