Help Community Enrichment Fitness Network enhance their annual reports, grant applications, and other marketing materials with compelling narratives about their organization’s mission, activities, and achievements.
Community Enrichment Fitness Network
Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Community Enrichment Fitness Network
Philadelphia, PA, USA


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Posted June 28th

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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 Community Enrichment Fitness Network is seeking a volunteer who is experienced in grant writing to offer tips, strategies, and critiques for our proposal strategy and application language.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a grant writer, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have existing proposals, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $2,397 , allowing us to develop our senior advocate program

As a grassroots non-profit the Community Enrichment Fitness Network struggles to acquire the large grants and funding needed to serve the health and wellness needs of the senior population of Philadelphia.

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

Community Enrichment Fitness Network
Our Mission

Community Enrichment Fitness Network's (CEFN) mission is to empower individuals who want to make a permanent healthy lifestyle change through healthy eating and becoming more physically active. This is accomplished through our various programs and events.

Our vision is to address and reduce the obesity epidemic in Philadelphia and throughout the Delaware Valley, primarily in the African- American community.

What We Do

CEFN history originally began as the Christian Entertainment Fellowship Network in 1997, but changed it's name and mission to helping individuals make a healthy lifestyle change in 2007 May.

Today, CEFN hosts several community programs and a television show dedication to teaching adults, children, and seniors how to eat healthier and become more active. Our current programs include Nutrition and Awareness Cooking Class, Senior Galas, and Senior Health Expos, and Focus on Fitness TV. The nutrition and awareness program includes educating older adults in new ways of eating by cooking and receiving tips by guest speakers. The senior galas consists of healthy meals, dances to stay active, and giveaways for the older adults. The senior expos are composed of health screenings, life changing workshops and physical exercise demos. The focus on fitness TV includes 30 minutes of health and fitness show on Philly Cam channel. The focus is to give the community access to health and fitness information in the comfort of their own home. This program includes interviews with nutrition experts, healthy food demonstrations by chefs, and physical activities provided by fitness experts.

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