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Help Sunrise County Economic Council enhance their annual reports, grant applications, and other marketing materials with compelling narratives about their organization’s mission, activities, and achievements.
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Project Details

What We Need
  • A compelling narrative, or set of stories
  • Persuasive copy that can be used in appeals to donors, annual reports, grant applications, and media relations
  • Popular examples: Organization's founding story, a program achievement or milestone, a look back at the past few years, organizational backgrounder, etc.
Additional Details

The Downeast Fisheries Partnership (DFP) is a 9-member collaborative in far NE Maine (aka, Downeast) focused on systems change to improve the health and of our fisheries-dependent communities in this economically & climate challenged region. Accordingly, DFP's 9 organizations have complimentary, but differently focused missions. We need our collaborative mission to resonate with funders from outside the region and to capture a few of our compelling collaborative success stories.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have Solid prose to start with as well as stories & news articles, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have More info/fodder on DFP and partner web sites, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $2,397 , allowing us to save valuable resources while allowing us to push forward during these challenging times.

Having completed a new strategic and implementation plans and formed our 3 new goal teams, we are looking to tell the story about how and why our collaboration is an exiting and worthwhile organization to care about and fund.

Project Plan

Prep: Information Gathering
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss the objectives of project and key audiences
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with relevant background materials (e.g., annual reports, white papers, brochures, organizational history)
Milestone 1: Storytelling Framework
  • Professional presents and discusses primary story angle(s) to the Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager facilitates interviews between Professional and individuals willing to share their story (if applicable)
Milestone 2: Document Creation
  • Professional shares draft with Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with up to two rounds of feedback
Milestone 3: Wrap-Up
  • Professional submits final version
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About The Org

Sunrise County Economic Council
Posted by
Robert W.

Director, Downeast Fisheries Partnership

Our Mission

The Sunrise County Economic Council initiates and facilitates the creation of jobs and prosperity in Washington County, Maine, by working with a consortium of community-minded businesses, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and citizens.

What We Do

SCEC was founded in 1993 by a group of business and community leaders and actively promotes a grassroots approach to economic and community development. By seeking common ground, working across traditional political, municipal and economic boundaries, the Council is working with Washington County residents to build a brighter future.

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