Introductory

  • Webinar
    Learn how to craft messages tailored to your audience that effectively communicate your ideas in a concise and persuasive way. Whether writing a grant proposal, a press release, a resume, or an email this webinar will help you write with clarity, style, and efficacy.
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  • Book document
    Examine essential elements of a direct mail fundraising campaign with this tutorial.
  • Document
    Use this boilerplate language on social media sites to make sure visitors know that comments added to your site are not representative of AmeriCorps VISTA or CNCS.
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  • Document
    Use this template to plan and develop a recruitment message that grabs the interest of potential volunteers for an open position at your organization.
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  • Document
    Use this sample VISTA Leader Description (VLAD) to help you write your own.
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  • Document
    Use these sample VADs to help you write your own.
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  • Document
    Gain an understanding of the elements your site should include to market your program effectively.
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  • Document
    Learn to write a mission statement that captures what you do, how you do it, and why, so that others can understand and give their support.
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  • Document
    Use this template when you are drafting or revising VADs. You can later copy and paste your VAD text into eGrants.
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  • Document
    Consult this list of active verbs to help you write a VAD for your VISTA.
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