Tell a Story! A Five-Minute Tutorial

1 Nov 17
You may know how to tell a good story, but can you write one quickly? Here are some steps to get you going, whether you’re new to writing or you’re just ...

So Shines a Good Deed: The Role of Storytelling in Nonprofit Fundraising

25 Oct 17
Mark Redmond's inspiring address from the Vermont Story Lab's 2017 Summit at Shelburne Farms.

Getting Technical: RETN’s Top Tips for Digital Media Outreach

24 Jul 17
I’ve put some of my own lessons learned into a 3-hour lab for Vermont Story Lab, "Top Tips for Digital Media Outreach," and this post shares a few of the tech ...

RETN’s Tips for Planning Digital Media Outreach

5 Jul 17
I’ve put some of my own lessons learned into a 3-hour lab for Vermont Story Lab, “Top Tips for Digital Media Outreach,” — this post shares a few key ideas about ...

E-News April 2017

26 Apr 17
Does your nonprofit storytelling need a boost? Check out our Regional Story Labs this spring in Waterbury, Middlebury and Burlington! Gain new skills and strategies. Learn from your peers.

E-News January 2017

1 Jan 17
This December, we celebrate Vermont Story Lab's very first year! It's been a rich 12 months of drawing together the energy and expertise of many nonprofit professionals to help us build ...

Why Tell Stories?

Vermont Story Lab held its first conference in April 2016 as a way to both introduce the VSL concept to more people but also to see who out there is interested in establishing a network aimed at helping each other tell stories of change. This is a collection of responses to VSL’s question: Why tell stories?

For the full menu of VSL stories, go to VSL’s Vimeo channel.

Storytelling: An Essential Tool for Social Change

21 Mar 16
Author and master storyteller, Terry Tempest Williams, confirms: “Storytelling awakens us to that which is real. Honest....it transcends the individual....Those things that are most personal are most general, and are, in ...