🚫 APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED!!
A program to help leaders harness the power of their community to turn insightful ideas into action
JOIN THE PROGRAM
Apply to get the training, mentorship and funds to extend your community’s positive impact.
What you Stand to Benefit:
- Training and Coaching
Learn how to organize and strengthen your community through custom training, one-on-one coaching and meaningful partnerships
- Access to New Products
Get early access to new products aimed at helping you manage and activate your community
Facebook will work with GlobalGiving to offer you up to $50,000 US Dollars to help fund your community’s initiatives, with a subset of communities eligible to receive part of $1 Million US Dollars in additional funding
Facebook has invested in hundreds of community leaders worldwide since 2019
Together, these leaders reported that their projects impacted over 1.9 Million lives through online community suppport, the use of helpful resources and other activities made possible through the program
What Participants will do:
- Strengthen your community.
Learn from experts, coaches and a customized curriculum so your community can work better together
- Plan your Initiatives
Identify important initiatives that will create a positive impact on the broader world and develop a plan to mobilize your community around your goals
Collaborate on your initiatives with top advocates and leaders in the community space and utilize new products aimed at helping you manage and activate your members
What Participants will learn:
- Community Identity Foundations:
Participants will develop and/or refine their community’s mission, member and stakeholder engagement, strategy, theory of change and more
- Leading Action-Oriented Communities:
Participants will learn skills to lead effective teams, engage members in projects that further community goals, manage voluteers and more
Participants will learn best practices for community income generation and options for organizational structures that help maximize community impact
APPLY FOR THE 2021 PROGRAM
The Community Accelerator Applications is Open from May 4th – May 31st, 2021
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Who Can Apply?
This program is open to communities that have a presence in Facebook groups with leaders who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, United States, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco and India.
Communities must have existed for over one year and must have a minimum size of 1,000 members.
The program will be conducted in Portugese (Brazil), Spanish (Colombia, Chile, Peru, Mexico & Argentina), German (Germany, Switzerland & Austria) and English for all the other markets.
Participants of the 2020 Community Accelerator are not eligible to apply.
Participants in other Facebook programs are welcome to apply as long as they meet the program requirements
How much Funding will Participants receive?
Facebook will work with GlobalGiving to fund participants’ project plans and to help set them up for success in the program.
Selected participants will each receive up to $50,000 US Dollars for their participation in the program and to fund their community initiatives during the eight-months program and could be eligible to receive part of the $1 Million US Dollars of additional funding available to further fund their community initiatives.
Up to $75 million US Dollars will be awarded to program participants in total.
Who Can I Contact if I have a Press Inquiry?
For general program inquiries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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