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Veterans Solutions Lab Marketing Toolkit

Spread the Word about the Veterans Solutions Lab

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

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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 June, Points of Light will launch The Civic Accelerator Veterans Solutions Lab, sponsored by the PwC Charitable Foundation Inc.  The Veterans Solutions Lab is an 8-week startup boot camp and impact investment fund that will accelerate 8-12 innovative, scalable ventures with solutions to the following challenge:

How might we empower and equip veterans & their families with the skills and resources to succeed in the new economy and civilian life?

They are NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS from early stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures that empower and equip veterans, their spouses and children, to build job-ready skills, find employment and successfully reintegrate into communities across the country.

The application is open until May 4! To apply and/or to find more information about our unique peer evaluated program, visit here.

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Two-Page Info Sheet

This PDF is a general overview of the Veterans Solutions Lab. There’s some specific and helpful Civic Accelerator information included as well. Download and share.

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Know of a Great Venture?

Do you have a venture in mind that you think could benefit from the Veterans Solutions Lab? Nominate a venture using this form:

Nominate A Venture

 

Email Invitation Template

Veterans Solutions Lab

Hello [Contact Name],

[Warm Intro]

In June, Points of Light will launch The Civic Accelerator Veterans Solutions Lab, sponsored by the PwC Charitable Foundation Inc.  The Veterans Solutions Lab is an 8-week startup boot camp and impact investment fund that will accelerate 8-12 innovative, scalable ventures with solutions to the following challenge:

How might we empower and equip veterans & their families with the skills and resources to succeed in the new economy and civilian life?

They are NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS from early stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures that empower and equip veterans, their spouses and children, to build job-ready skills, find employment and successfully reintegrate into communities across the country.

The application is open until May 4! To apply and/or to find more information about our unique peer evaluated program, visit here.

If you’d like to share this opportunity with other founders in your network, you can use our marketing toolkit. Inside you’ll find copy/paste social media posts, email templates, flyers and more!

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.

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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, #veterans or #milspouses.

Tweet 1 || Veterans Solutions Lab CivicX Challenge

The @civicacceleratr looking for for-profit and nonprofit ventures empower and equip veterans & their families with the skills and resources to succeed in the new economy and civilian life. Learn more and apply by May 4: http://bit.ly/civicxvsl #veterans #socent

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Tweet 2 || Call for Ventures

We’re looking for all #veteran solutions, #changemakers & #socent! Apply by May 4 for the Veterans Solutions Lab @civicacceleratr : http://bit.ly/civicxvsl  #veteranstrong

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Tweet 3 || Call for Changemakers

Attention #veterans changemakers and entrepreneurs! The @civicacceleratr is looking for YOU! Apply to the Veterans Solutions Lab today: http://bit.ly/civicxvsl   #socent

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Tweet 4 || Nominate a Venture

Know a for-profit or nonprofit venture empowering #veterans? Nominate them by May 4 for the Veterans Solutions Lab @civicacceleratr at:http://bit.ly/vslnom #veteranstrong  #socent

Tweet It!

 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 || Veterans Solutions Lab Challenge

The [TAG] @Points of Light Civic Accelerator is seeking applications from innovative early stage for-profit and nonprofit ventures that empower and equip veterans, their spouses and children, to build job-ready skills, find employment and successfully reintegrate into communities across the country. Learn more & apply here by Friday, May 4 at 5:00pm EST. http://bit.ly/civicxvsl  #CivicX

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Post 2 || Call for Ventures

For their Veterans Solutions Lab, 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 empower and equip veterans, their spouses and children, to build job-ready skills, find employment and successfully reintegrate into communities across the country. Apply by Friday, May 4 at 5:00 pm EST for your chance to participate in the national accelerator. http://bit.ly/civicxvsl  #veterans #CivicX

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Post 3 || Nominate a Venture

Do you know a social entrepreneur who is innovating veteran’s services? 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 empower and equip veterans, their spouses and children, to build job-ready skills, find employment and successfully reintegrate into communities across the country. Nominate a venture and/or apply by Friday, May 4 at 5:00pm EST.http://bit.ly/civicxvsl #veterans #CivicX

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