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Tip Sheets

After the Funding Has Been Received

After the Proposal Has Been Submitted

Arthritis Foundation Certification and Recertification Requirements

Arthritis Foundation Quality and Risk Management Mechanisms: What and When

Characteristics of an Effective Trainer

Common Proposal Criticisms

Data Issues and Solutions

Foundations: Types and Sources of Information 

Grant Writing Basics

How to Address Common Partnership Challenges

How to Assess Community Arthritis Burden

How to Encourage Word of Mouth

How to Handle Objections

How to Improve the Readability of Your Promotional Materials

How to Interact with Gatekeepers

How to Keep Your Partners Engaged

How to Minimize Barriers: Strategies to Consider

How to Obtain Reach Data

How to Organize and Mobilize the Community

How to Promote Your Program

How to Provide Growth Opportunities 

How to Provide Recognition

How to Research Foundations

How to Research Potential Partners

How to Resolve Conflict

How to Retain Your Program Personnel

How to Understand a Community and Its Needs

How to Work Effectively with Foundations

Marketing 101

Media Relations

Meeting with a Potential Partner

Reach Data Forms and Mechanisms: What and When

Successful Promotion Strategies

Whose Job Is It?

Who’s Who in AF Programs

Year-Round Cultivation Touch Ideas for Partners

  

 

Tools

 

Assessing Organizational Commitment and Cultural Competence Worksheet

Collaboration Worksheet

Community Assessment Tool

Joint Planning Worksheet & Account Plan

Leave-behind Materials Checklist 

Marketing and Promotional Timeline

Monitoring Partnership Worksheet

Orientation Checklist

Partnership Sustainability Plan Outline

Personal Inventory

Plan of Work Sample

Program Budget Sample

Program Budget Worksheet (Excel format)

Program Co-sponsorship Agreement WORD and PDF format

Program Planning Worksheet

Roles and Responsibilities Worksheet

Trainer Interview Guide

Trainer Worksheet

Training Budget Sample

Training Budget Worksheet

Training Workshop Checklist

 

 

Other Helpful Materials:
(A-B) (C-H) (I-M) (N-R) (S-Z)

 

AF Alabama Chapter Parks and Recreation powerpoint

 

AF Aquatic Program Materials

AF Aquatic Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Certification

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Feedback Form

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance One Day

AF Aquatic Program for JA Instructor Certification

AF Aquatic Program JA Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program JA Trainer Certification

AF Aquatic Program JA Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program Leader Certification

AF Aquatic Program Leader/ Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Aquatic Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Aquatic Program Materials List

AF Aquatic Program Outcomes Summary

AF Aquatic Program PreWorkshop Checklist

AF Aquatic Program Recertification Workshop Agenda

AF Aquatic Program Recertification Workshop Handouts

AF Aquatic Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Certification

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Kit

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Aquatic Program Waiver Application Form

AF Aquatic Program Workshop Agenda

AF Aquatic Workshop Announcement Flyer

AF Aquatic Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Form

AF Aquatic Workshop Handouts

AF Aquatic Workshop Recertification Handouts

 

 

AF Exercise Program Materials

AF Exercise Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Exercise Program Instructor Feedback Form

AF Exercise Program Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Exercise Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Exercise Program Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance One Day

AF Exercise Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Exercise Program Outcomes Summary

AF Exercise Program PreWorkshop Checklist

AF Exercise Program Recertification Workshop Agenda

AF Exercise Program Recertification Workshop Handouts

AF Exercise Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Exercise Program Trainer Certification

AF Exercise Trainer Kit 

AF Exercise Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Exercise Program Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Exercise Workshop Agenda

AF Exercise Workshop Announcement Flyer

AF Exercise Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Form

 

 

AF Life Improvement Series Program News Releases

Arthritis Foundation Program Advantages (WORD) and (PDF version)

AF Quality and Risk Management Mechanisms: What and When

 

 

AF Self-Help Program Materials

AF Self-Help Course Leader Evaluation Form

AF Self-Help Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Self-Help Program Leader Certification

AF Self-Help Program Leader Feedback Form

AF Self-Help Program Leader Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Self-Help Program Leader Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Self-Help Program Leader Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Self-Help Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Self-Help Program Materials Checklist

AF Self-Help Program Outcomes Summary

AF Self-Help Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Self-Help Program Site Visit Checklist

AF Self-Help Program Trainer Certification

AF Self-Help Trainer Kit

AF Self-Help Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Self-Help Program Trainer Pre-Workshop Checklist

AF Self-Help Program Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Self-Help Workshop Acceptance Letter

AF Self-Help Workshop Agendas

AF Self-Help Workshop Announcement Flyer

AF Self-Help Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Form

AF Self-Help Workshop Evaluation Form

AF Self-Help Workshop Materials Checklist

AF Self-Help Trainer Pre-workshop Checklist

AF Self-Help Workshop Policies and Logistics Handout

AF Self-Help Workshop Practice Teaching Assignments

AF Self-Help Workshop Practice Teaching Feedback Form

 

Calendar Announcement

AF Central Ohio Chapter Special Assistance Policy

AF Logo Incentives

Certification Application Form/Letter of Agreement (PDF) and WORD version

 

 

Certificates of Attendance Templates

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance One Day

AF Aquatic Program JA Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program JA Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Exercise Program Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance One Day

AF Exercise Program Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Self-Help Program Leader Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Self-Help Program Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

 

 

Certification Certificate Templates

AF Aquatic Program Leader Certification

AF Aqyatic Program Instructor Certification

AF Aquatic Program for JA Instructor Certification

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Certification

AF Aquatic Program for JA Trainer Certification

AF Exercise Instructor Certification

AF Exercise Trainer Certification

AF Self-Help Leader Certification

AF Self-Help Trainer Certification

 

 

Certification Reminder Notices (AF Michigan Chapter)
(Three-month Certification, Six-month Certification, Two and one-half year RecertificationThree and one-half Recertfication)

 

Chatham Report

Community Assessment Overview

Community Assessment- Sonoma Example

Community Outreach/Recruiting Program Participants (Take Control: Participate in AF Program powerpoint)

Competitive Analysis

 

Consumer Promotional Materials  (AF Aquatic Program ad and Brochure, AF Exercise Program ad and Brochure, AF Self-Help Program ad and Brochure and Life Improvement Series Brochure)

AF Eastern Missouri Chapter Financial Assistance Application Package

 

Facility Responsibilities

 

Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kits (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Aquatic Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Exercise Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Self-Help Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

 

Frequently Asked Questions: Legal Issues

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Program Implementation

Help Others Take Control of Arthritis: Become an AF Program Partner (Recruiting Partners PowerPoint )

Impact Reach Forms

 

Incentive Item List

 

Instructor Feedback Forms

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Feedback Form

AF Exercise Program Instructor Feedback Form

AF Self-Help Program Leader Feedback Form

 

Join the Program Team (Recruiting leaders/ instructors PowerPoint)

 

 

Leader/ Instructor Position Descriptions

AF Aquatic Program Leader/ Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Exercise Program Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Self-Help Program Leader Position Description WORD and PDF version

 

Leader/Instructor Recruitment Brochure

Leader Recruitment PowerPoint (Join the Program Team)

 

 

Leader/ Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kits (AF Michigan Chapter)

AAF Aquatic Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Exercise Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Self-Help Program Leader Recruitment/ Starter Kit

 

Leader/Instructor Statement of Understanding WORD and PDF version

Logo Incentive Items

Market Research Summary

 

 

Marketing/ Media Checklists (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Aquatic Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Exercise Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Self-Help Program Marketing/Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter

 

AF Massachusetts Chapter Holyoke Community College Proposal

Materials to Help Publicize the AF Life Improvement Series list

Media Kit  for Partners (complete set of materials)

Media Kit for Partners Overview

AF Michigan Chapter Arthritis Awareness Urban Outreach Project Summary

 

 

AF Michigan Chapter Reminder Notices
(Three-month Certification, Six-month Certification, Two and one-half year RecertificationThree and one-half Recertfication)

 

 

AF Michigan Chapter Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kits

AF Aquatic Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Exercise Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Self-Help Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

 

AF Michigan Chapter Exercise Instructor and Self-Help Leader Interview Guides

 

AF Michigan Chapter Leader/ Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kits

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Exercise Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Self-Help Program Leader Recruitment/ Starter Kit

 

 

AF Michigan Chapter Marketing/ Media Checklists

AF Aquatic Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Exercise Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Self-Help Program Marketing/Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter

 

 

AF Michigan Chapter News Release Sample

AF Michigan Chapter Non-compliance Warning Letter

AF Michigan Chapter Recertification training packet

AF Michigan Chapter Reminder Postcard and Warning Letter

AF Michigan Chapter Scholarship Application

AF Michigan Chapter Senior Center Flyer

 

 

AF Michigan Chapter Set-up and Delivery Checklists

AF Aquatic Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Exercise Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Self-Help Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

 
AF Michigan Chapter Warning Letter (regarding data collection)


AF Michigan Chapter Warning Letter (regarding non-compliance to agreement)

 

AF Michigan Chapter Workshop Aquatic and Self-Help application forms

 

New and Improved Programs Flyer

 

AF New Jersey Chapter Aquatic workshop folder checklist

AF New Jersey Chapter Class descriptions

AF New Jersey Chapter Exercise workshoip folder checklist

AF New Jersey Chapter How to Start an Aquatic Program flyer

AF New Jersey Chapter How to Start an Exercise Program flyer

AF New Jersey Chapter Multi-program Workshop application form

AF New Jersey Site Visit Checklist

AF New Jersey Chapter Workshop Flyer

AF New Jersey Chapter Workshop Registration letter

 

 

News Releases

AF Life Improvement Series Program News Releases

Partnership Announcement News Release

Partner Offers AF Programs News Release

 

Newsletter article sample

 

 

AF New York Chapter Evaluation Reports

New York HIP Evaluation

New York Group Health Evaluation

New York Spanish Evaluation

New York HIP powerpoint

New York GHI powerpoint

New York MCO powerpoint

 

AF New York Chapter Instructor Recruitment Flyer

North Carolina AF Aquatic Program How-to Guide to Paperwork

North Lawndale Report

AF Northeastern Ohio Leader Expo Agenda and Recognition Dinner Agenda

 

 

Outcomes Summary Handouts

AF Aquatic Program Outcomes Summary

AF Exercise Program Outcomes Summary

AF Self-Help Program Outcomes Summary

 

AF Pacific Northwest Chapter Instructor Certification Flyer

AF Pacific Northwest Chapter Site Packet

AF Pacific Northwest Chapter workshop Baker City and Fairbanks ads

 

Participant Application Form

Participant Release Form

Partnership Announcement News Release

 

Partner Media Kit (complete set of materials)

 

Partner Offers AF Programs News Release

Partner Recruitment Brochure

Partner Recruitment PowerPoint (Help Others Take Control of Arthritis: Become an AF Program Partner)

Plan of Work Sample

 

Policy and Logistics Handouts

AF Aquatic Workshop Policies and Logistics Handout

AF Exercise Workshop Policies and Logistics Handout

AF Self-Help Workshop Policies and Logistics Handout

 

Position Descriptions

AF Aquatic Program Leader/ Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Exercise Program Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Exercise Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Self-Help Program Leader Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Self-Help Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

Quality Improvement Volunteer Position Description

 

 

 

Program Co-sponsorship Agreement WORD and PDF format

Program Implementation FAQs

Program Information Form

Program Information and Roster Form Instructions

Quality Improvement Volunteer Position Description

Radio PSA

Reach and Capacity Form

 

 

Recruitment PowerPoints

Recruiting Partners PowerPoint (Help Others Take Control of Arthritis: Become an AF Program Partner )

Recruiting Leaders/ Instructors PowerPoint (Join the Program Team)

Recruiting Program Participants PowerPoint (Take Control: Participate in AF Programs)

 

Selling Points to Potential Partners

 

 

Set-up and Delivery Checklists (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Aquatic Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Exercise Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Self-Help Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

 

 

Site Visit Checklists

Site Visit Checklist for AF Aquatic and AF Exercise Programs

AF Self-Help Program Site Visit Checklist

 

AF Southern California Chapter Congratulatory Letters

 

AF Southern California Chapter Consumer Flyers (AF Aquatic Color and Black and White Ad; AF Exercise Color , Veterans Ad and Black and White Ad, AF Self-Help Color and Black and White Ad, Life Improvement Series Color and Black and White Ad)

 

AF Southern California Workshop Acceptance letter

AF Southern California Workshop Application form

AF Southern California Chapter Save the date flyer

AF Southern California Chapter Site Visit Checklists (AF Aquatic and AF Exercise)

AF Southern California Proposals (Auen Foundation, TTT)

AF Southern California Take Control Marketing PowerPoint


AF Southern California Spanish Program Information

Southern California Hayes Bautista Report

Southern California CDC Spanish Program Presentation

 

 

Statement of Understanding

Leader/Instructor Statement of Understanding WORD and PDF version

Trainer Statement of Understanding WORD and PDF version

 

Steps to Offer Arthritis Foundation Programs- with Tai Chi

Steps to Offer Arthritis Foundation Programs- without Tai Chi

Take Control: Participate in AF Programs (Recruiting Program Participants PowerPoint )

 

Trainer Information Sheet

 

Trainer Kits

AF Aquatic Trainer Kit

AF Exercise Trainer Kit 

AF Self-Help Trainer Kit

 

 

Trainer Position Descriptions

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Exercise Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Self-Help Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version 

 

Trainer Statement of Understanding WORD and PDF version

Training Workshop Roster Form

AF Utah/ Idaho Chapter Procedures for Self-Help Leaders

AF Utah/ Idaho Chapter Self-Help Materials List

AF Virginia Chapter Financial Assistance Guidelines and Application

AF Virginia Chapter Richmond Arthritis Project Grant Proposal

AF Virginia Chapter Wellness Partner Brochure and Plaque

AF Virginia Chapter workshop application forms (YMCA Aquatic, Non-Y Aquatic, Exercise, Self-Help)

 

Why is Data Important?

Why Offer the AF Programs Flyer

 

 

Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Forms

AF Aquatic Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Form

AF Exercise Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Form

AF Self-Help Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Form

 

Workshop Roster Form

 

 

Alphabetical Listing of All Resources:

(A-B) (C-H) (I-M) (N-R) (S-Z)

 

 

After the Funding Has Been Received

After the Proposal Has Been Submitted

AF Alabama Chapter Parks and Recreation powerpoint

 

 

AF Aquatic Program Materials

AF Aquatic Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Certification

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Feedback Form

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Aquatic Program Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance One Day

AF Aquatic Program for JA Instructor Certification

AF Aquatic Program JA Instructor Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program JA Trainer Certification

AF Aquatic Program JA Trainer Workshop Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program Leader Certification

AF Aquatic Program Leader/ Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Aquatic Program Marketing/ Media Checklist (AF Michigan Chapter)

AF Aquatic Program Materials List

AF Aquatic Program Outcomes Summary

AF Aquatic Program PreWorkshop Checklist

AF Aquatic Program Recertification Workshop Agenda

AF Aquatic Program Recertification Workshop Handouts

AF Aquatic Program Set-up and Delivery Checklist

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Certification

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Certificate of Attendance

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Kit

AF Aquatic Program Trainer Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Aquatic Program Waiver Application Form

AF Aquatic Program Workshop Agenda

AF Aquatic Workshop Announcement Flyer

AF Aquatic Workshop Application/ Statement of Understanding Form

AF Aquatic Workshop Handouts

AF Aquatic Workshop Recertification Handouts

 

 

AF Exercise Program Materials

AF Exercise Program Facility Recruitment/ Starter Kit

AF Exercise Program Instructor Feedback Form

AF Exercise Program Instructor Position Description WORD and PDF version

AF Exercise Program Instructor Recruitment/ Starter Kit (AF Michigan Chapter)

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