Ocean Conservation Nonprofit, OctoNation, 1 of 14 in North America Accepted to Facebook Community Accelerator Program
The program, created by Facebook, is to equip impactful communities with training, mentorship and funds to grow
The Community Accelerator is focused more specifically on communities that are already established, have a business model, and are looking to grow their community through Facebook family of apps￼. The Community Accelerator Program is a six-month program aimed at helping community leaders quickly and strategically achieve their growth goals. The initiative is part of Facebook's mission to empower and invest in these leaders to start, grow, and sustain significant communities that positively impact people's lives.
Changing climate, pollution, plastics, and overfishing:
"It is our pleasure to be accepted to Facebook's Community Accelerator,"
Facebook said $3 million in total would be awarded to participants globally. Facebook will work with GlobalGiving to fund participants' approved growth plans.
According to Facebook, participants will learn how to optimize Facebook's family of tools, features, and apps to grow and scale their community. They will learn multiple growth strategies and how they can leverage each of them to build and improve their community. They will also learn how to define, measure, and communicate the influence their community has on the world.
The Community Accelerator is an evolution of Facebook's Fellowship program, which in 2019 supported 115 participating leaders worldwide. Together, those leaders reported that their projects impacted over 1.9 million lives through online community support, the use of helpful resources, and other activities made possible by the program.
People looking for a Facebook Group and community to learn the coolest Octopus facts, art, videos, and meet people in the process can reach OctoNation on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.
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