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Spread the Word about the Civic Accelerator

You’re busy. We get it. So below we’ve made it extremely easy for you to share our CivicX application. You can copy and paste your way through helping changemakers across the country solve big problems.

Share the Application

Do you have a newsletter? Do you know local bloggers or media outlets that should know about our call for ventures? Maybe you even know a social entrepreneur or two? Use the tools below to quickly and easily share the application to anyone in your network.

 Newsletter Paragraph and Image

In October, the Points of Light Civic Accelerator will launch a cohort focused on financial inclusion and economic mobility. CivicX is a 10-week startup boot camp and impact investment fund that will accelerate 10-15 innovative, scalable ventures with solutions to the following challenge:

How might we accelerate financial resilience and economic mobility for all to succeed in the innovation economy?

They are now accepting applications from early-stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures that improve financial outcomes, spur economic mobility and prepare families for success in the 21st-century economy.

The application is open until Aug. 24! To apply and/or to find more information about our unique peer-evaluated program, visit the CivicX website.

venture-profile Know of a Great Venture?

Do you have a venture in mind that you think could benefit from the Fall 2018 Civic Accelerator?

Email Invitation Template

Hello [Contact Name],

[Warm Intro]

In October, the Points of Light Civic Accelerator will launch a cohort focused on financial inclusion and economic mobility. CivicX is a 10-week startup boot camp and impact investment fund that will accelerate 10-15 innovative, scalable ventures with solutions to the following challenge:

How might we accelerate financial resilience and economic mobility for all to succeed in the innovation economy?

They are now accepting applications from early-stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures that improve financial outcomes, spur economic mobility and prepare families for success in the 21st-century economy.

The application is open until Aug. 24! To find more information about their unique peer evaluated program, or to apply, visit the CivicX website.

If you’d like to share this opportunity with other founders in your network, you can use the CivicX marketing toolkit. Inside you’ll find pre-written social media posts, email templates, flyers and more! [link will be added once marketing toolkit site is live on CivicX website]

I would love to schedule a quick phone call to learn more about your venture and answer any questions you might have. Please let me know if there is a time in the next week that works for you.

Talk soon!

[Your Name]

Social Media

Use these sample posts to share about the Civic Accelerator on social media.

Twitter

Use the sample tweets to share with your network. If you’d like to create your own tweets, please remember to tag @civicacceleratr and use #CivicX, #economicmobility or #fininclusion.

Tweet 1 – Cohort 12 CivicX Challenge

The @civicacceleratr is looking for for-profit and nonprofit ventures addressing #fininclusion and #economicmobility. Learn more and apply by Aug. 24: http://bit.ly/civicxfall18 #socent #CivicX #fintech

Tweet 2 – Call for Ventures

Attention #economicmobility changemakers and entrepreneurs! The @civicacceleratr is looking for YOU! Apply to the Fall 2018 cohort today: http://bit.ly/civicxfall18 #socent # CivicX #fininclusion #fintech #finhealth

Tweet 3 – Nominate a Venture

Know a for-profit or nonprofit venture improving financial inclusion and economic mobility? Nominate them by Aug. 24 for the Fall 2018 @civicacceleratr at http://bit.ly/2tW71aY #CivicX #socent #fininclusion #fintech #finhealth

 Facebook /  Linkedin

Use these sample messages to share with your network. Don’t forget to tag @Points of Light Civic Accelerator in your Facebook posts! You can also download a graphic to attach to your post below the copy!

Post 1 – Civic Accelerator Fall 2018 Challenge

The [TAG] @Points of Light Civic Accelerator is seeking applications from innovative early-stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures that improve financial outcomes, spur economic mobility and prepare families for success in the 21st-century economy. Learn more and apply by Friday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m. EST:  http://bit.ly/civicxfall18 #CivicX

Post 2 – Call for Ventures

For their Fall 2018 cohort, the [TAG] @Points of Light Civic Accelerator is seeking applications from early-stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures. Their looking for innovative, scalable ventures that improve financial outcomes, spur economic mobility and prepare families for success in the 21st-century economy. Apply by Friday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m. EST for your chance to participate in the national acceleratorhttp://bit.ly/civicxfall18 #CivicX

Post 3 – Nominate a Venture

Do you know a social entrepreneur who is innovating around financial inclusion? The [TAG] @Points of Light Civic Accelerator is seeking applications from early-stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures. We’re looking for innovative, scalable ventures that improve financial outcomes, spur economic mobility and prepare families for success in the 21st-century economy. Nominate a venture at http://bit.ly/2tW71aY and/or apply at http://cvcx.org/fall-2018-civicx/ by Friday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m. #CivicX