Does your nonprofit  storytelling need a boost?

Storytelling Strategies That Move People to Donate

Thursday, May 25, 1-4 p.m. 
Waterbury Public Library

Learn to tailor your mission-driven stories to funders, grantors, businesses and individual donors for maximum impact.

This half-day workshop will offer dynamic strategies and examples to best showcase your programs and participants for specific audiences (from annual appeals to sponsorships to infographics).

This interactive lab will be presented by Marybeth Christie Redmond, journalist and former director of development and communications, Vermont Works for Women.    

Minimal Resource Filmmaking

Friday, June 2, 1-4 p.m.
Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury

Learn to create short videos using technology you already have, such as mobile phones and iPods.  

Join Mary Rizos, of the Vermont Folklife Center, for an introduction to ethnography as a powerful tool in the documentation of voices, histories and community stories.
Top Tips for Digital Media Outreach

Monday, June 12, 2017, 1-4 p.m.
Media Factory - RETN, Burlington

Get started telling your organization's story online and via video. Learn strategies for reaching your audience and explore digital media tools that elevate and amplify your story.

RETN's Gin Ferrara
Ross Ransom 
will share great examples and provide a basic toolkit for getting underway.
A day you won't want to miss!

Vermont Story Lab
Statewide Get-Together

Friday, September 29, 2017
Shelburne Farms Coach Barn 

We're designing our 2nd statewide event for nonprofit communicators and storytellers! The day will feature skill-building activities, peer-to-peer sharing, examples of excellent storytelling for fundraising and marketing, and a networking reception.

More info soon at 
Vermont Story Lab | |
Partners of the Vermont Story Lab include:
Preservation Trust of Vermont, Shelburne Farms, Vermont Folklife Center, RETN, Community Expressions,
Fran Stoddard Productions, and Marybeth Christie Redmond

Generous funding is provided through the Vermont Community Foundation.